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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XE MPLS IP Fragmentation Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029538
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6981   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 27 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XE. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) IP packets to exploit a flaw in the MPLS fragmentation function and cause the target Cisco Packet Processor process to crash.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCul00709 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target Cisco Packet Processor process to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.

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Date:  Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:38:04 +0000


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