Cisco StarOS for ASR 5000 Series Routers IPsec VPN Tunnel DoS (cisco-sa-20170621-asr)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102202
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The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version and model number, the remote Cisco ASR device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in StarOS in the IPsec component that is triggered during the handling of specially crafted IKE messages. This may allow a remote attacker to terminate all active IPsec VPN tunnels and prevent new tunnels from establishing.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvc21129.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102202

File Name: cisco-sa-20170621-asr.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 8/4/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:staros, cpe:/h:cisco:asr_5000, cpe:/a:cisco:asr_5000_series_software

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASR/Model, Host/Cisco/StarOS

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3865


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20170621-asr