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Vulnerability of Cisco IOS, IOS XE: memory leak via Plug and Play

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a memory leak via Plug and Play of Cisco IOS and IOS XE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco, IOS XE Cisco, Cisco Router.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/09/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2018-AVI-458, cisco-sa-20180926-pnp-memleak, CSCvi30136, CVE-2018-15377, VIGILANCE-VUL-27337.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a memory leak via Plug and Play of Cisco IOS and IOS XE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco, IOS XE Cisco, Cisco Router.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco IOS, IOS XE: solution CSCvi30136.
The solution is described on the Cisco site:
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvi30136
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvi30136
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvi30136
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