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Cisco Releases Security Advisory for DVMRP Vulnerability in IOS XR Software

Cisco Releases Security Advisory for DVMRP Vulnerability in IOS XR Software

Created: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 10:47
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Cyber Security

Cisco has released a security advisory on a vulnerability—CVE-2020-3566—in the Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) feature of Cisco IOS XR software. This vulnerability affects Cisco devices running IOS XR software that have an active interface configured under multicast routing. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to exhaust process memory of an affected device. This vulnerability was detected in exploits in the wild. CISA encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Advisory and take the following actions: implement the recommended mitigations; search for indicators of compromise; and apple the necessary update, when available. Read the advisory at CISA.