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CVE-2013-1209 Detail

Current Description

The encryption functionality in the Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM) to Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) communication component in Cisco NX-OS on the Nexus 1000V does not properly authenticate VSM/VEM packets, which allows remote attackers to disable packet-level encryption and integrity protection via crafted packets, aka Bug ID CSCud14710.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-1209 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_1000v:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1209
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2013
NVD Last Modified:
05/30/2013