A vulnerability in IPv6 ingress packet processing for Cisco UCS Central Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to high CPU utilization on the targeted device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient rate limiting protection for IPv6 ingress traffic. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the affected device a high rate of IPv6 packets. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to cause a DoS condition due to CPU and resource constraints. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCuv34544.
Published 2018-01-18 06:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:31:13
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-0094

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-0094

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2018-0094

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not use or incorrectly uses a protection mechanism that provides sufficient defense against directed attacks against the product.
    Assigned by: ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2018-0094

Products affected by CVE-2018-0094

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