Cisco Wireless LAN Controller CAPWAP Discovery Request Denial of Service Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104461


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


According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) 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(s) CSCvb95842.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104461

File Name: cisco-sa-20171101-wlc3-wireless_lan_controller.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2017/11/08

Modified: 2017/11/09

Dependencies: 70122

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cpe:/h:cisco:wireless_lan_controller

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/WLC/Version, Host/Cisco/WLC/Model

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12280

BID: 101646

OSVDB: 168507


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20171101-wlc3

IAVA: 2017-A-0324