|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2020-3168
|CWE ID|| CWE-399
Cisco Nexus 1000v Application Virtual Switch
Server applications / Virtualization software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
|Vendor||Cisco Systems, Inc|
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper resource allocation during failed CLI login attempts when login parameters that are part of the Secure Login Enhancements capability are configured on an affected device. A remote attacker can perform a high amount of login attempts against the affected device and cause it to become inaccessible to other users, resulting in a denial of service condition requiring a manual power cycle of the VSM to recover.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco Nexus 1000v Application Virtual Switch: -
Cisco NX-OS: 5.2(1)SV3(4.1a)CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.