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vulnerability alert CVE-2018-0209

Cisco 550X: denial of service via SNMP

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious SNMP packets to Cisco 550X, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/03/2018.
Identifiers: cisco-sa-20180307-550x, CSCvg22135, CVE-2018-0209, VIGILANCE-VUL-25481.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco 550X product has a service to manage received SNMP packets.

However, when malicious SNMP packets are received, a fatal error occurs.

An attacker can therefore send malicious SNMP packets to Cisco 550X, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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