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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69379
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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: 8/16/2013

Updated: 10/29/2019

Dependencies: cisco_nxos_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0149

BID: 61566


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130801-lsaospf