Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 108722


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


According to its self-reported version, the IOS 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) CSCvg76186.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108722

File Name: cisco-sa-20180328-smi2-ios.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/03/29

Updated: 2019/04/02

Dependencies: 47864

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0171

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0171

BID: 103538


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180328-smi2

IAVA: 2018-A-0097