ArubaOS-Switch Ripple20 Multiple Vulnerabilities (ARUBA-PSA-2020-006)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 151188


An application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of ArubaOS-Switch installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the Treck IP stack implementation. The vulnerabilities are collectively known as Ripple20, and can result in remote code execution, denial of service (DoS), and information disclosure by remote, unauthenticated attackers.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to the ArubaOS-Switch version mentioned in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 151188

File Name: arubaos-switch_aruba-psa-2020-006.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Family: Misc.

Published: 6/30/2021

Updated: 4/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-11897


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:arubanetworks:arubaos, cpe:/o:hp:arubaos, x-cpe:/o:arubanetworks:arubaos-switch

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ArubaOS

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2020

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 3/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11896, CVE-2020-11897, CVE-2020-11898, CVE-2020-11899, CVE-2020-11900, CVE-2020-11901, CVE-2020-11902, CVE-2020-11903, CVE-2020-11904, CVE-2020-11905, CVE-2020-11906, CVE-2020-11907, CVE-2020-11908, CVE-2020-11909, CVE-2020-11910, CVE-2020-11911, CVE-2020-11912, CVE-2020-11913, CVE-2020-11914