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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2011-2578

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Memory leak in Cisco IOS 15.1 and 15.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via malformed SIP packets on a NAT interface, aka Bug ID CSCts12366.

  • 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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  • Published