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CVE-2018-0272

CVE information

Published

4 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

A vulnerability in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Engine of Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to improper error handling while processing SSL traffic. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a large volume of crafted SSL traffic to the vulnerable device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to degrade the device performance by triggering a persistent high CPU utilization condition. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvh89340..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.3/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5.9/10
Exploit Score
2.2/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
High
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
None
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:firepower:6.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:firepower:6.2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -