Cisco IOS XR ICMPv6 Redirect Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73436


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The remote Cisco device is running a version Cisco IOS XR software that is potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability related to handling ICMPv6 redirect messages.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Bug ID 'CSCum14266'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73436

File Name: cisco-sn-CVE-2014-2144-iosxr.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2014/04/09

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 71430

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xr

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XR/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2144

BID: 66658