Cisco IOS XE up to 3.15.0 High-Speed Logging input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cisco IOS XE up to 3.15.0 (Router Operating System). This affects an unknown function of the component High-Speed Logging. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was shared 03/25/2015 with Cisco as cisco-sa-20150325-iosxe as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-0640 since 01/07/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 82588 , which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is .

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (101796) and Tenable (82588). The entries 74108, 74110, 74111 and 74112 are related to this item.






  • commercial


  • end of life (version)

CPE 2.3info

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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 82588
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Advisory: cisco-sa-20150325-iosxe
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-0640 (🔍)
X-Force: 101796 - Cisco IOS XE high-speed logging functionality denial of service
SecurityTracker: 1031981 - Cisco ASR Series IOS-XE Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 49220 - [cisco-sa-20150325-iosxe] Cisco IOS-XE Remote DoS via Crafted IP Packets - CVE-2015-0640, High
SecurityFocus: 73337 - Cisco IOS XE Software Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/26/2015 08:50 AM
Updated: 04/16/2022 08:12 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 08:50 AM (71), 06/23/2017 10:40 AM (3), 04/16/2022 08:10 AM (3), 04/16/2022 08:12 AM (1)
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