Cisco IOS DHCP Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 109088


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


According to its self-reported version, the Cisco IOS software running on the remote device is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities in the DHCP client implementation when parsing DHCP packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, via specially crafted DHCP packets, to cause the device to reload.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvg62730, CSCvg62754, and CSCuh91645.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109088

File Name: cisco-sa-20180328-dhcpr3-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/04/17

Updated: 2019/11/08

Dependencies: 67217

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0172

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0172, CVE-2018-0173, CVE-2018-0174

BID: 103545, 103552, 103554