Cisco IOS Software PTP DoS Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180926-ptp)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117953


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


According to its self-reported version, the IOS 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) CSCvf94015 and CSCvh77659.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117953

File Name: cisco-sa-20180926-ptp.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/10/05

Updated: 2018/11/30

Dependencies: 47864

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0473

CVSS Score Rationale: Based on vendor provided score.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version, Host/Cisco/IOS/Model

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0473

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvf94015, CSCvh77659

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180926-ptp

IAVA: 2018-A-0312