The DNS forwarder in Cisco IOS 12.0 through 12.4 and 15.0 through 15.6 and IOS XE 3.1 through 3.15 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (data corruption or device reload) via a crafted DNS response, aka Bug ID CSCup90532.
Published 2016-10-05 20:59:04
Updated 2020-09-29 12:14:11
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6380

0.61%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6380

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
8.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C
8.6
8.5
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-6380

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-6380

Products affected by CVE-2016-6380