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Cisco Web Security Appliance File Transfer Protocol Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the local File Transfer Protocol (FTP) service on the Cisco AsyncOS for Web Security Appliance (WSA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to lack of throttling of FTP connections. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a flood of FTP traffic to the local FTP service on the targeted device.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.0.0-237 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)