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: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/10/05

Updated: 2019/10/09

Dependencies: 67217

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0466

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

CVSS v3.0

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, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0466

BID: 105403