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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.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user account.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
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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