Cisco has released free software updates that address the vulnerability described in this advisory.

Customers may only install and expect support for software versions and feature sets for which they have purchased a license.

By installing, downloading, accessing, or otherwise using such software upgrades, customers agree to follow the terms of the Cisco software license: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/warranty/English/EU1KEN_.html.Additionally, customers may only download software for which they have a valid license, procured from Cisco directly, or through a Cisco authorized reseller or partner.
In most cases this will be a maintenance upgrade to software that was previously purchased.

Free security software updates do not entitle customers to a new software license, additional software feature sets, or major revision upgrades.When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to upgrade contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release.
If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.Customers Without Service ContractsCustomers who purchase directly from Cisco but do not hold a Cisco service contract and customers who make purchases through third-party vendors but are unsuccessful in obtaining fixed software through their point of sale should obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC): http://www.cisco.com/en/US/support/tsd_cisco_worldwide_contacts.html.Customers should have the product serial number available and be prepared to provide the URL of this advisory as evidence of entitlement to a free upgrade.Fixed ReleasesCustomers should upgrade to an appropriate release as indicated in the applicable table in this section.

To help ensure a complete upgrade solution, consider that this advisory is part of a collection that includes the following advisories:cisco-sa-20161005-bgp: Cisco NX-OS Border Gateway Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerabilitycisco-sa-20161005-dhcp1: Cisco NX-OS Software Crafted DHCPv4 Packet Denial of Service Vulnerabilitycisco-sa-20161005-dhcp2: Cisco NX-OS Software Malformed DHCPv4 Packet Denial of Service Vulnerabilitycisco-sa-20161005-nxaaa: Cisco NX-OS Software-Based Products Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Bypass Vulnerabilitycisco-sa-20161005-otv: Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switches Overlay Transport Virtualization Buffer Overflow VulnerabilityIn the following table, the left column lists major releases of Cisco NX-OS Software.

The center column indicates whether a major release is affected by the vulnerability described in this advisory and the first minor release that includes the fix for this vulnerability.

The right column indicates whether a major release is affected by all the vulnerabilities described in this collection of advisories and which release includes fixes for those vulnerabilities.Cisco Nexus 1000 Series Switches : CSCuw79754Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 1000V Series Switches
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories
Prior to 4.2
Affected; migrate to 5.2(1)SV3(1.10)
5.2(1)SV3(1.15)
5.2
5.2(1)SV3(1.10)
5.2(1)SV3(1.15)
Cisco Nexus 3000 and 3500 Series Switches :  CSCum35502Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 3000 Series Switches 
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories 
Prior to 6.0
Affected; migrate to 6.0(2)U6(5a)
6.0(2)U6(7)
6.0
6.0(2)U6(5a)
6.0(2)U6(7)
7.0
7.0(3)I2(1a)
7.0(3)I4(1)
Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 3500 Platform Switches 
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories 
Prior to 6.0
Affected; migrate to 6.0(2)A6(5a)
6.0(2)A8(1)
6.0
6.0(2)A6(5a) 
6.0(2)A8(1)
Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Switches : CSCuw78669Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 4000 Series Switches
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories
4.1
4.1(2)E1(1p)
4.1(2)E1(1p)
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches : CSCux88492Cisco NX-OS SoftwareMajor Release – Nexus 5000 Series Switches 
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories 
Prior to 5.2 
Affected; migrate to 5.2(1)N1(9a) 
5.2(1)N1(9a)
5.2
5.2(1)N1(9a)
5.2(1)N1(9a)
Cisco Nexus 2000, 5500, 5600 and 6000 Series Switches : CSCux88492Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 5500 Platform and 6000 Series Switches
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories
Prior to 5.2 
Affected; migrate to 5.2(1)N1(9a) 
7.1(4)N1(1) 
5.2
5.2(1)N1(9a)
7.1(4)N1(1) 
6.0
Affected; migrate to 7.0(8)N1(1)
7.1(4)N1(1) 
7.0 
7.0(8)N1(1) 
7.1(4)N1(1) 
7.1 
7.1(4)N1(1) 
7.1(4)N1(1) 
7.2 
7.2(2)N1(1) 
7.2(2)N1(1)
7.3
7.3(0)N1(1)
7.3(0)N1(1)
Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switches : CSCum35502Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switches
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories
Prior to 5.2
Affected; migrate to 6.2(16)
7.2(2)D1(1)
5.2
Affected; migrate to 6.2(16)
7.2(2)D1(1)
6.0
Affected; migrate to 6.2(16)
7.2(2)D1(1)
6.1 
Affected; migrate to 6.2(16)
7.2(2)D1(1)
6.2 
6.2(16)
7.2(2)D1(1)
7.2 
7.2(2)D1(1) 
7.2(2)D1(1)
7.3
7.3(0)D1(1) 
7.3(1)D1(1)
Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches NX-OS Mode: CSCum35502Cisco NX-OS Software Major Release – Nexus 9000 Series Switches
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of Advisories 
6.1
6.1(2)I3(3)
7.0(3)I4(1)
7.0
7.0(3)I1(1) 
7.0(3)I4(1)
Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches : CSCum35502MDS Major Release – MDS 
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability
First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability and All Vulnerabilities Described in the Collection of  Advisories 
5.2
Affected; migrate to 6.2(15)
6.2(15)
6.2
6.2(15)
6.2(15)
7.3
7.3(0)D1(1)
7.3(0)D1(1)
Release RecommendationsFor additional assistance in determining the best NX-OS Software release for a Cisco Nexus Switch, refer to the recommended release document for the switch:

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