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Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Denial of Service Vulnerability
From: Cisco Systems Product Security Incident Response Team <psirt () cisco com>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:13:56 -0400
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Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Denial of Service Vulnerability
Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20130327-smartinstall
For Public Release 2013 March 27 16:00 UTC (GMT)
The Smart Install client feature in Cisco IOS Software contains a
vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to
cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device.
Affected devices that are configured as Smart Install clients are
Cisco has released free software updates that address this
vulnerability. There are no workarounds for devices that have the
Smart Install client feature enabled.
This advisory is available at the following link:
Note: The March 27, 2013, Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory bundled
publication includes seven Cisco Security Advisories. All advisories
address vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Software. Each Cisco IOS Software
Security Advisory lists the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct
the vulnerability or vulnerabilities detailed in the advisory as well
as the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct all Cisco IOS Software
vulnerabilities in the March 2013 bundled publication.
Individual publication links are in "Cisco Event Response: Semiannual
Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication" at the
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- Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Denial of Service Vulnerability Cisco Systems Product Security Incident Response Team (Mar 27)