VDB-124886 · CVE-2018-15374 · BID 105415

Cisco IOS XE Digital Signature Verification signature verification

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5.7$0-$5k0.00

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Cisco IOS XE (Router Operating System) (affected version not known). Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Digital Signature Verification. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-347. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 09/26/2018. The weakness was released 10/05/2018 with Cisco as cisco-sa-20180926-digsig as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-15374 since 08/17/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/30/2020).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 9 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 316332 (Cisco IOS XE Software Digital Signature Verification Bypass Vulnerability(cisco-sa-20180926-digsig)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 124884 and 124883.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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NVD Base Score: 6.7
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-347
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tools.cisco.com

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08/17/2018 🔍
09/26/2018 +40 days 🔍
09/26/2018 +0 days 🔍
10/05/2018 +8 days 🔍
10/05/2018 +0 days 🔍
10/06/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/30/2020 +541 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20180926-digsig
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-15374 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 105415 - Cisco IOS XE Software CVE-2018-15374 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150108
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Created: 10/06/2018 11:04 AM
Updated: 03/30/2020 02:49 PM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_company_name source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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