Cisco IOS XE Software CDP Memory Leak DoS Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180926-cdp-memleak)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117943

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) CSCvf50648.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f417e796

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvf50648

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117943

File Name: cisco-sa-20180926-cdp-memleak.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/10/05

Modified: 2018/10/05

Dependencies: 67217

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0471

CVSS Score Rationale: Based on vendor provided score.

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.1

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0471

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvf50648

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180926-cdp-memleak

IAVA: 2018-A-0313