Cisco IOS XE Software DNS Forwarder Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20160928-dns)

high Nessus Plugin ID 108957

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) CSCup90532.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?37daabf8

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCup90532

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108957

File Name: cisco-sa-20160928-dns-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/10/2018

Updated: 6/28/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-6380

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6380

BID: 93201

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCup90532

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20160928-dns