CVE-2017-6720 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Secure Shell (SSH) subsystem of Cisco Small Business Managed Switches software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected switch, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to improper processing of SSH connections. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by logging in to an affected switch via SSH and sending a malicious SSH message. This vulnerability affects the following Cisco products when SSH is enabled: Small Business 300 Series Managed Switches, Small Business 500 Series Stackable Managed Switches, 350 Series Managed Switches, 350X Series Stackable Managed Switches, 550X Series Stackable Managed Switches, ESW2 Series Advanced Switches. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvb48377.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100933 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170920-sbms Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6720
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/04/2020
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.