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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2012-3950

Cisco IOS: denial of service of IPS via DNS

Synthesis of the vulnerability

When the IPS is enabled on Cisco IOS, an attacker can send a malicious DNS packet, in order to reload the system.
Impacted products: IOS Cisco, Cisco Router.
Severity: 3/4.
Creation date: 26/09/2012.
Identifiers: BID-55695, CERTA-2012-AVI-528, Cisco_ERP_sep12, cisco-sa-20120926-ios-ips, CSCtw55976, CVE-2012-3950, VIGILANCE-VUL-11986.

Description of the vulnerability

When the IPS is enabled on Cisco IOS, an attacker can send a malicious DNS packet, in order to reload the system.

Technical details are unknown.
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