Cisco IOS Software Network Address Translation Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20130327-nat)

high Nessus Plugin ID 65888


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The Cisco IOS Software implementation of the virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) aware network address translation (NAT) feature contains a vulnerability when translating IP packets that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20130327-nat.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65888

File Name: cisco-sa-20130327-nat.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/10/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1142

BID: 58745

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130327-nat