Cisco IOS XE PPPoE Packet DoS (CSCuo55180)

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Synopsis :

The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version, the remote IOS device is
affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

The issue is due to improper processing of malformed PPPoE packets. A
remote attacker, with a specially crafted PPPoE packet, could cause
the device to reboot.

See also :

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=34346
http://www.nessus.org/u?168c285b

Solution :

Upgrade to a version referenced in Cisco Bug ID 'CSCuo55180'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 76790 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67603

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3284