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


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


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.


Upgrade to a fixed version referenced in the Cisco advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106630

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

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/02/06

Modified: 2018/02/07

Dependencies: 11936, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: 2018/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0101

BID: 102845

OSVDB: 173730

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

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180129-asa1

IAVA: 2018-A-0042