Cisco NX-OS Malformed LISP Packet DoS (CSCuv11993)

high Nessus Plugin ID 90308

Synopsis

The remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The version of Cisco NX-OS software running on the remote device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the implementation of the Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) due to improper input validation when a malformed LISP packet is received. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted packet, to cause the device to reload.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCuv11993.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c3df085d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90308

File Name: cisco-sa-20160323-lisp-nxos.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/1/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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: 3/23/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/23/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1351

BID: 85309

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCuv11993

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20160323-lisp