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Cisco ASA 5500 Devices Denial of Service Vulnerability - Mar16

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Cisco ASA 5500 device which is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in the HTTPS inspection engine of the Cisco ASA Content Security and Control Security Services Module (CSC-SSM) which improperly handles HTTPS packets transiting through the affected system.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls with software version 6.6.x prior to 6.6.1164.0 - --- NOTE:Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls with version 6.6.1157.0 is not vulnerable - ---

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the software version 6.6.1164.0 or later. For more details

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)