A vulnerability in the crypto engine of the Cisconbsp;Integrated Services Module for VPNnbsp;(ISM-VPN) running Cisconbsp;IOS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of servicenbsp;(DoS) condition on an affected device.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient handling of VPN traffic by the affected device.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted VPN traffic to an affected device.
A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the affected device to hang or crash, 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:
This advisory is part of the March 28, 2018, release of the Cisconbsp;IOS and IOSnbsp;XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication, which includes 20 Cisco Security Advisories that describe 22 vulnerabilities.
For a complete list of the advisories and links to them, see Cisco Event Response: March 2018 Semiannual Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication.
Security Impact Rating: High