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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2010-4682

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Memory leak on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software before 8.2(3) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by making multiple incorrect LDAP authentication attempts, aka Bug ID CSCtf29867.

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

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published