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

high Nessus Plugin ID 65888

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?dee45dc5

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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-BUG-ID: CSCtg47129

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130327-nat