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CVE-2018-0137 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the TCP throttling process of Cisco Prime Network could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient rate limiting protection for TCP listening ports. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the affected device a high rate of TCP SYN packets to the local IP address of the targeted application. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the device to consume a high amount of memory and become slow, or to stop accepting new TCP connections to the application. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvg48152.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/08/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.6 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102955 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180207-cpn Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0137
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/13/2018