Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Adaptive Security Appliance Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180129-asa1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106630
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Synopsis

The packet inspection software installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its version, the Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability in the XML parser that can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to a fixed version referenced in the Cisco advisory.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?118d2746

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvg35618

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvh79732

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvh81737

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvh81870

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106630

File Name: cisco-sa-20180129-asa1-ftd.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2/6/2018

Updated: 9/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, os_fingerprint.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0101

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:firepower, cpe:/a:cisco:firepower_threat_defense

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASA, Host/Cisco/show_ver, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/29/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0101

BID: 102845

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvg35618, CSCvh79732, CSCvh81737, CSCvh81870

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180129-asa1

IAVA: 0001-A-0011-S