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Secunia Security Advisory 50254

Secunia Security Advisory 50254
Posted Aug 15, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Cisco NX-OS, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | cisco
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Secunia Security Advisory 50254

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TITLE:
Cisco MDS NX-OS FCIP Packet Decompression Denial of Service
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50254

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50254/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50254

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-14

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50254/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50254/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50254

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Cisco NX-OS, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing FCIP
headers while decompressing a packet and can be exploited to cause a
crash via a specially crafted FCIP packet.

The vulnerability is reported in Cisco NX-OS versions prior to 5.2(2)
running on Cisco MDS 9000.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 5.2(2).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=26617
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/mds9000/sw/5_2/release/notes/nx-os/mds_nxos_rel_notes_522.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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