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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software 7.0 before 7.0(8.11), 7.1 and 7.2 before 7.2(5.1), 8.0 before 8.0(5.19), 8.1 before 8.1(2.47), 8.2 before 8.2(2.19), and 8.3 before 8.3(1.8); Cisco PIX Security Appliances 500 series devices; and Cisco Firewall Services Module (aka FWSM) 3.1 before 3.1(20), 3.2 before 3.2(20), 4.0 before 4.0(15), and 4.1 before 4.1(5) allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a malformed Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP) message, aka Bug IDs CSCtg69457 and CSCtl84952.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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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

  • Published