Cisco Content Security Management Appliance Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106401


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


According to its self-reported version, the Cisco Content Security Management Appliance (SMA) is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. Please see the included Cisco BIDs and the Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20180117-esasma.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106401

File Name: cisco-sa-20180117-sma.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/01/26

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 69078

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:content_security_management_appliance

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Content Security Management Appliance/DisplayVersion, Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Content Security Management Appliance/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0095

BID: 102729

OSVDB: 173048

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvb34303, CSCvb35726

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-2018117-esasma