Cisco ASR 920 Series Aggregation Services Router Model 12SZ-IM SNMP Denial of Service Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) implementation in Cisco ASR 920 Series Aggregation Services Router model ASR920-12SZ-IM could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause the device to reload.

The vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of data that is returned for Cisco Discovery Protocol queries to SNMP. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a request for Cisco Discovery Protocol information by using SNMP. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the affected device to reload, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-asr920-ABjcLmef

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2020-3232

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories