Cisco ASA Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20181031-asaftd-sip-dos)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118821


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


According to its self-reported version the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software running on the remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability which could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected system.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco security advisory cisco-sa-20181031-asaftd-sip-dos.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118821

File Name: cisco-sa-20181031-asaftd-sip-dos-asa.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2018/11/08

Updated: 2020/01/09

Dependencies: 11936, 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15454

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASA, Host/Cisco/ASA/model, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15454

BID: 105768