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Vulnerability of Cisco IOS: denial of service via LLDP

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send a malicious LLDP packet to Cisco IOS, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 20/05/2014.
Références of this announce: CSCum96282, CVE-2014-3273, VIGILANCE-VUL-14770.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send a malicious LLDP packet to Cisco IOS, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as Cisco Catalyst, IOS by Cisco.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note 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 computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco IOS: solution CSCum96282.
The solution CSCum96282 is available:
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCum96282
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