Denial of service in Cisco IOS XR Software



Published: 2020-08-29 | Updated: 2020-09-02
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3566
CVE-2020-3569
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #2 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Cisco IOS XR
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 01.09.2020

Added vulnerability #2.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU46126

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3566

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Resource exhaustion

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient queue management for Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) packets in the Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) feature of Cisco IOS XR Software. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion by sending crafted IGMP  traffic to the affected device and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers: 6.4.2 - 7.0

Cisco IOS XR: 6.0.1 - 7.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-iosxr-dvmrp-memexh-dSmpdvfz
http://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvv54838

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU46200

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3569

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Resource exhaustion

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient queue management for Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) packets in the Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) feature of Cisco IOS XR Software. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion by sending crafted IGMP  traffic to the affected device and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco IOS XR: 6.6.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-iosxr-dvmrp-memexh-dSmpdvfz
http://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr86414

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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