|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc
|Vendor||Cisco Systems, Inc|
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper resource usage control within the resource handling system. A remote attacker send traffic to the management interface (mgmt0) of an affected device at very high rates and cause unexpected behaviors such as high CPU usage, process crashes, or even full system reboots of an affected device.Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco NX-OS: All versions
Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches: All versionsFixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?