VDB-121504 · CVE-2018-0370 · BID 104728

Cisco Firepower System Software Snort Detection Engine resource management

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A vulnerability has been found in Cisco Firepower System Software (Firewall Software) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Snort Detection Engine. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-399. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 07/11/2018. The weakness was shared 07/16/2018 as cisco-sa-20180711-firepower-do as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-0370 since 11/27/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 03/05/2020).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111211 (Cisco Firepower and FireSIGHT Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111211). The entries 121505, 121506 and 121507 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 111211
Nessus Name: Cisco Firepower and FireSIGHT Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tools.cisco.com


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Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20180711-firepower-do
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-0370 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 104728 - Cisco Firepower System Software CVE-2018-0370 Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 07/16/2018 10:39 PM
Updated: 03/05/2020 12:07 PM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_confirm_url countermeasure_name countermeasure_date source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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