OSPF LSA Manipulation Vulnerability in Cisco NX-OS (cisco-sa-20130801-lsaospf)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69379


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


The remote Cisco NX-OS device is affected by a vulnerability involving the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing protocol Link State Advertisement (LSA) database. By injecting specially crafted OSPF packets, an unauthenticated attacker could manipulate or disrupt the flow of network traffic through the device.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20130801-lsaospf.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69379

File Name: cisco-sa-20130801-lsaospf-nxos.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 2013/08/16

Updated: 2019/10/29

Dependencies: 66696

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:nx-os

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/NX-OS/Version, Host/Cisco/NX-OS/Device, Host/Cisco/NX-OS/Model

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0149

BID: 61566


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130801-lsaospf