Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Resource Exhaustion Denial of Service (CVE-2015-4301)

medium Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 501233


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


Cisco NX-OS on Nexus 9000 devices 11.1(1c) allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (device hang) via large files that are copied to a device's filesystem, aka Bug ID CSCuu77225.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 501233

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 7/25/2023

Updated: 12/14/2023

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-4301


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:nx-os:11.1%281c%29

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Cisco

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/19/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4301

CWE: 399