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CVE-2019-1901 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) subsystem of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Mode Switch Software could allow an adjacent, unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or execute arbitrary code with root privileges. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation of certain type, length, value (TLV) fields of the LLDP frame header. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted LLDP packet to the targeted device. A successful exploit may lead to a buffer overflow condition that could either cause a DoS condition or allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with root privileges. Note: This vulnerability cannot be exploited by transit traffic through the device; the crafted packet must be targeted to a directly connected interface. This vulnerability affects Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Fabric Switches in ACI mode if they are running a Cisco Nexus 9000 Series ACI Mode Switch Software release prior to 13.2(7f) or any 14.x release.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190731-nxos-bo Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
13.2\(7f\)
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
14.0(1h)
Up to (including)
14.1\(2g\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93108tc-ex:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93108tc-fx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93120tx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93128tx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93180lc-ex:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93180yc-ex:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93180yc-fx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9332pq:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9336c-fx2:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9336pq:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9348gc-fxp:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9364c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9372px:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9372px-e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9372tx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9372tx-e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9396px:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9396tx:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9504:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9508:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9516:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
14.0\(1h\)
Up to (including)
14.1\(2g\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_93240yc-fx2:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9332c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1901
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/11/2019