Cisco IOS XE Software Smart Install Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108723

Synopsis

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

Description

According to its self-reported version, the IOS XE is affected by one or more vulnerabilities. Please see the included Cisco BIDs and the Cisco Security Advisory for more information.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID(s) CSCvg76186.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?09597efb

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvg76186

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108723

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

Version: 1.24

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/29/2018

Updated: 11/30/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0171

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/28/2018

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0171

BID: 103538

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvg76186

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180328-smi2

IAVA: 2018-A-0097-S