Cisco IOS Software Data-Link Switching Vulnerability

2011-09-28T16:00:00
ID CISCO-SA-20110928-DLSW
Type cisco
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2011-10-18T20:00:00

Description

Cisco IOS Software contains a memory leak vulnerability in the Data-Link Switching (DLSw) feature that could result in a device reload when processing crafted IP Protocol 91 packets.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is posted at http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20110928-dlsw["%5B%5BPublication_URL%5D%5D"].

Note: The September 28, 2011, Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory bundled publication includes ten Cisco Security Advisories. Nine of the advisories address vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Software, and one advisory addresses a vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager. Each advisory lists the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct the vulnerability or vulnerabilities detailed in the advisory as well as the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct all vulnerabilities in the September 2011 Bundled Publication.

Individual publication links are in "Cisco Event Response: Semiannual Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication" at the following link:

http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/intelligence/Cisco_ERP_sep11.html["http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/intelligence/Cisco_ERP_sep11.html"]

["http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/intelligence/Cisco_ERP_sep11.html"]

["http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20110928-dlsw"]