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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software 8.0 before 8.0(5.20), 8.1 before 8.1(2.48), 8.2 before 8.2(3), and 8.3 before 8.3(2.1), when the RIP protocol and the Cisco Phone Proxy functionality are configured, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a RIP update, aka Bug ID CSCtg66583.

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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