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Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

CVE-2009-2054

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (aka CUCM, formerly CallManager) 4.x, 5.x before 5.1(3g), 6.x before 6.1(4), 7.0 before 7.0(2a)su1, and 7.1 before 7.1(2a)su1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file-descriptor exhaustion and SIP outage) via a flood of TCP packets, aka Bug ID CSCsx23689.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

The software allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published