Cisco FXOS Software Cisco Fabric Services DoS (cisco-sa-fxos-nxos-cfs-dos-dAmnymbd)

High Nessus Plugin ID 142424

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

According to its self-reported version, the Cisco FX-OS Software is affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability. It exists in Cisco fabric services due to insufficient error handling of Cisco fabric service messages. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via sending crafted Cisco fabric service messages to an affected device, resulting in a Denial of Service event.

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

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvt46839

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?947dee6e

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewErp.x?alertId=ERP-74239

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvt46839

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142424

File Name: cisco-sa-fxos-nxos-cfs-dos-dAmnymbd-fxos.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/11/04

Updated: 2020/11/05

Dependencies: 131952, 128052

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3517

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:/o:cisco:nx-os

Required KB Items: installed_sw/FXOS

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3517