Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-12270

Assigned:2017-08-03
Published:2017-10-05
Updated:2017-10-13
Summary:A vulnerability in the gRPC code of Cisco IOS XR Software for Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 5500 Series Routers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition when the emsd service stops. The vulnerability is due to the software's inability to process HTTP/2 packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed HTTP/2 frame to the affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to create a DoS condition when the emsd service stops. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvb99388.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.5 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
5.3 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:5.0 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-119
References:Source: BID
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
101171

Source: SECTRACK
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
1039504

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171004-ncs

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xr:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
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