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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.1/10


The SIP process in Cisco Unified Communications Manager (aka CUCM, formerly CallManager) 7.x before 7.1(5b)su4 and 8.x before 8.0(1) does not properly handle SDP data within a SIP call in certain situations related to use of the g729ar8 codec for a Media Termination Point (MTP), which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service outage) via a crafted call, aka Bug ID CSCtc61990.

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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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