Cisco IOS XE Software for the Catalyst 9000 Family Arbitrary Code Execution (cisco-sa-ios-xe-cat-verify-BQ5hrXgH)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 148106
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Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

According to its self-reported version, Cisco IOS-XE Software is affected by a vulnerability. 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 CSCvw36680

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?01d217cf

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewErp.x?alertId=ERP-74408

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvw36680

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 148106

File Name: cisco-sa-ios-xe-cat-verify-BQ5hrXgH-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/25/2021

Updated: 3/29/2021

Dependencies: cisco_ios_xe_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1453

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Version, Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1453