Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software vDaemon Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the vDaemon process of Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a device to reload, resulting a denial of service (DoS) condition.

This vulnerability is due to insufficient handling of malformed packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted traffic to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the device to reload, resulting in a DoS condition.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-iosxe-sdwdos-4zeEeC9w

This advisory is part of the March 2021 release of the Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication. For a complete list of the advisories and links to them, see Cisco Event Response: March 2021 Semiannual Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication.

Security Impact Rating: High

CVE: CVE-2021-1431

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories