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Cisco FirePOWER System Software SSL Logging Denial of Service 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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the logging configuration of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) policies for Cisco FirePOWER System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to high consumption of system resources.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to the logging of certain TCP packets by the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a flood of crafted TCP packets to an affected device.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)