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Cisco ASA IKEv2 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

3 years ago

Summary

The IKEv2 implementation of Cisco ASA is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability in the IKEv2 code 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 crafted IKEv2 packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted packet during the establishment of an IKEv2 tunnel.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Version 8.4, 8.6, 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.

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