Wind River VxWorks Multiple Vulnerabilities (URGENT/11)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 127108
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The remote VxWorks device is potentially affected by multiple remote code execution and denial-of-service vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version, the remote device is potentially affected by multiple Wind River VxWorks remote code execution and denial-of-service vulnerabilities in the IPnet TCP/IP stack. An unauthenticated, remote, attacker could leverage these vulnerabilities to gain full access to the affected device or to cause the device to become unresponsive.

Note that Nessus has not checked for the presence of the patch so this finding may be a false positive.


Contact the device vendor to obtain the appropriate update

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 127108

File Name: vxworks_urgent11.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/29/2019

Updated: 10/18/2019

Dependencies: os_fingerprint.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12262


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:windriver:vxworks

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/OS

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12255, CVE-2019-12256, CVE-2019-12257, CVE-2019-12258, CVE-2019-12259, CVE-2019-12260, CVE-2019-12261, CVE-2019-12262, CVE-2019-12263, CVE-2019-12264, CVE-2019-12265

IAVA: 2019-A-0274