Vulnerability Details

Cisco ASA GPRS Tunneling Protocol Inspection Engine DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2015-03-13 05:04:56
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The GPRS Tunneling Protocol Inspection Engine of Cisco ASA is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

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

Technical Details:
A vulnerability in the GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP) inspection engine of Cisco ASA Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the reload of an affected system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of GTP packets when sent in a specific sequence. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted GTP packets through an affected system.

Impact:
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted GTP packets through a targeted system. An exploit could cause the system to reload, resulting in a DoS condition.

Affected Versions:
Version 8.2, 8.4, 8.7, 9.0 and 9.1

Recommendations:
Apply the appropriate updates from Cisco.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3386

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70301

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=35909

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8
Published
2015-03-13
Modified
2018-10-26
Category
CISCO

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