Cisco IOS XE Software OSPFv3 DoS Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180926-ospfv3-dos)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117952


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) CSCuy82806.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117952

File Name: cisco-sa-20180926-ospfv3-dos-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 10/5/2018

Updated: 6/28/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0466


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0466

BID: 105403