Cisco Firepower Management Center DoS (cisco-sa-ftdfmc-dos-NjYvDcLA)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142214

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 4.4


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco Firepower Management Center is affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in its licensing service component due to improper handling of system resource values. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending specially crafted requests to an affected device, to impose a DoS condition.

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


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvq11282

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142214

File Name: cisco-sa-ftdfmc-dos-NjYvDcLA.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/11/02

Updated: 2020/11/03

Dependencies: 94470

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3499

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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:firepower_management_center

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/firepower_mc/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3499


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-ftdfmc-dos-NjYvDcLA

IAVA: 2020-A-0488

CWE: 399