Aruba Networks ArubaOS-CX Switches LLDP Service resource consumption

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A vulnerability was found in Aruba Networks ArubaOS-CX Switches (affected version not known). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the component LLDP Service. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-400. The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources. The impact remains unknown. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the processing of packet data by the LLDP service of AOS-CX. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to impact the availability of the AOS-CX LLDP service and/or the management plane of the switch in ArubaOS-CX Switches version(s): AOS-CX 10.09.xxxx: 10.09.1010 and below, AOS-CX 10.08.xxxx: 10.08.1050 and below, AOS-CX 10.06.xxxx: 10.06.0190 and below. Aruba has released upgrades for ArubaOS-CX Switch Devices that address these security vulnerabilities.

The weakness was disclosed 09/07/2022 as ARUBA-PSA-2022-012. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-23686 since 01/19/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/14/2022).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries VDB-207953, VDB-207959, VDB-207960 and VDB-207965 are pretty similar.





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Class: Resource consumption
CWE: CWE-400 / CWE-404

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined

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01/19/2022 🔍
09/07/2022 +230 days 🔍
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10/14/2022 +37 days 🔍


Advisory: ARUBA-PSA-2022-012
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-23686 (🔍)
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Created: 09/07/2022 04:44 PM
Updated: 10/14/2022 06:55 AM
Changes: 09/07/2022 04:44 PM (36), 10/14/2022 06:55 AM (13)
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