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CVE-2013-1213 Detail

Current Description

Cisco NX-OS on the Nexus 1000V does not assign the proper priority to heartbeat messages from a Virtual Ethernet Module (VEM) to a Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM), which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (false VEM unavailability report) via a flood of UDP packets, aka Bug ID CSCud14840.

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:N/A:P) (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): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-1213 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_1000v:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1213
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2013
NVD Last Modified:
06/04/2013