Cisco IOS XE Software IPsec DoS Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180926-ipsec)

high Nessus Plugin ID 117948


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


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.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID(s) CSCvg37952, CSCvh04189, and CSCvh04591.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117948

File Name: cisco-sa-20180926-ipsec-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 10/5/2018

Updated: 6/28/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0472


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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


Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 9/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0472