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CVE-2018-0151

CVE information

Published

4 years ago

Last Modified

2 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Critical

Impact Analysis

Description

A vulnerability in the quality of service (QoS) subsystem of Cisco IOS Software and Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges. The vulnerability is due to incorrect bounds checking of certain values in packets that are destined for UDP port 18999 of an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious packets to an affected device. When the packets are processed, an exploitable buffer overflow condition may occur. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected device with elevated privileges. The attacker could also leverage this vulnerability to cause the device to reload, causing a temporary DoS condition while the device is reloading. The malicious packets must be destined to and processed by an affected device. Traffic transiting a device will not trigger the vulnerability. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvf73881..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
10/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Critical
Base Score
9.8/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -