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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.1/10


Cisco IOS 12.2 through 12.4, when certain PMTUD, SNAT, or window-size configurations are used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and device reload or hang) via a TCP segment with crafted options, aka Bug ID CSCsz75186.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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