Cisco fixed a vulnerability in IOE XE software that was introduced due to changes to its implementation of the BGP over an Ethernet VPN.

Cisco patches a DoS vulnerability in IOE XE software that was introduced due to changes to its implementation of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) over an Ethernet VPN.

The Cisco IOS XE operating system automates network operations and manages wired and wireless networks.

The vulnerability in the IOS XE, tracked as CVE-2017-12319, could be exploited remotely by an unauthenticated attacker to cause a DoS condition by crashing or corrupting the BGP routing table.

Source: Security Affairs