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CVE-2018-0381 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Cisco Aironet Series Access Points (APs) software could allow an authenticated, adjacent attacker to cause an affected device to reload unexpectedly, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to a deadlock condition that may occur when an affected AP attempts to dequeue aggregated traffic that is destined to an attacker-controlled wireless client. An attacker who can successfully transition between multiple Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) hosted on the same AP while replicating the required traffic patterns could trigger the deadlock condition. A watchdog timer that detects the condition will trigger a reload of the device, resulting in a DoS condition while the device restarts.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Cisco Systems, Inc.
Base Score:  5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105685 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041929 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181017-aironet-dos Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-667 Improper Locking cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0381
NVD Published Date:
10/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2021
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.