Cisco Email Security Appliance Denial of Service Vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 103459


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA) is affected by one or more vulnerabilities. Please see the included Cisco BIDs and the Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvd29354.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103459

File Name: cisco-sa-20170920-esa-email_security_appliance.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2017/09/25

Modified: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 69075

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:email_security_appliance_firmware

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Email Security Appliance/Version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12215

BID: 100920


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20170920-esa