The tNetTaskLimit process on the Transport Node Controller (TNC) on Cisco ONS 15454 devices with software 9.6 and earlier does not properly prioritize health pings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (watchdog timeout and TNC reset) via a flood of network traffic, aka Bug ID CSCud97155.
Published 2013-12-18 16:04:34
Updated 2016-09-15 19:19:17
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6701

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.36%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 68 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6701

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CWE ids for CVE-2013-6701

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2013-6701

Products affected by CVE-2013-6701

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