Cisco IOS XE AppNav Component RCE

high Nessus Plugin ID 82589


The remote device is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The Cisco IOS XE software running on the remote device is affected by a vulnerability in the AppNav component due to the improper processing of TCP packets. An unauthenticated, remote attacker, using a crafted TCP packet, can exploit this to cause a device reload or to execute arbitrary code in the forwarding engine.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in the Cisco Security Advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82589

File Name: cisco-sn-CSCuo53622-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/6/2015

Updated: 11/22/2019

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-0644


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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_xe

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0644

BID: 73332