Cisco FXOS Software Cisco Fabric Services Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20180620-nx-os-fabric-services-dos)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 135198


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco FXOS Software is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Cisco Fabric Services due to insufficient validation of packet data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a maliciously crafted Cisco Fabric Services packet, to cause the process to stop responding.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCve04859.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 135198

File Name: cisco-sa-20180620-nx-os-fabric-services-dos-fxos.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/3/2020

Updated: 10/14/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-0311


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:fxos

Required KB Items: installed_sw/FXOS

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-0311

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20180620-nx-os-fabric-services-dos

IAVA: 2020-A-0127