Denial of service in Cisco AMP for Endpoints

Published: 2018-08-02
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0397
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco AMP for Endpoints
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Denial of service

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-0397

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when the affected software is running in Block network conviction mode. A remote attacker can trigger the system that is running the affected software to start a server process and an address in the IP blacklist cache of the affected software to attempt to connect to the affected system to cause a kernel panic on the system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco AMP for Endpoints: All versions

CPE External links

Q & A

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.