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vulnerability alert CVE-2016-9216

Cisco ASR 5000: denial of service via IKE

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious IKE packets to Cisco ASR 5000, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Cisco ASR.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/01/2017.
Identifiers: cisco-sa-20170118-asr, CSCuy06917, CSCuy45036, CSCuy59525, CVE-2016-9216, VIGILANCE-VUL-21631.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco ASR 5000 product has a service to manage received IKE packets.

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

An attacker can therefore send malicious IKE packets to Cisco ASR 5000, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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