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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Security Notice Cisco IOS XR Software Malformed RSVP
Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability
19 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco IOS XR Software
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-8014
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Cisco Security Notice Cisco IOS XR Software Malformed RSVP Packet Denial of
CVE ID: CVE-2014-8014
Release Date: 2014 December 17 17:00 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2014 December 18 18:27 UTC (GMT)
A vulnerability in RSVP processing of Cisco IOS XR could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the RSVP process on the
The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of a malformed RSVP packet. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed RSVP packet
to be processed by an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to
cause a reload of the RSVP process on the affected device.
Product More Information CVSS
Cisco IOS XR Software CSCub63710 5.0/4.1
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