Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in the High Availability (HA) policy when it is configured for reset. With a malformed Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) packet, a remote attacker can cause a loss of availability for the system.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Availability
Upgrade to version 5.2(1) or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.
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