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Cisco ASA Health and Performance Monitor DoS Vulnerability

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

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The Health and Performance Monitor of Cisco ASA is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability in Health and Performance Monitoring (HPM) for ASDM functionality of Cisco ASA Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of an affected device and eventual denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to a race condition in the operation of the HPM functionality. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a large number of half-open simultaneous connections to be established through the affected device.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Version 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 9.0 and 9.1

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Apply the appropriate updates from Cisco.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)