A vulnerability in the REST API of Cisco Managed Services Accelerator (MSX) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to the way that the affected software logs certain API requests. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a flood of crafted API requests to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a DoS condition on the affected device.
Published 2021-02-04 17:15:15
Updated 2021-02-08 20:02:41
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-1266

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 43 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-1266

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
8.0
6.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
2.8
1.4
Cisco Systems, Inc.
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-1266

  • 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: ykramarz@cisco.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-1266

Products affected by CVE-2021-1266

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