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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices, and the ASA Services Module (ASASM) in Cisco Catalyst 6500 series devices, with software 8.4 before 8.4(2.11) and 8.5 before 8.5(1.4) allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via (1) IPv4 or (2) IPv6 packets that trigger syslog message 305006, aka Bug ID CSCts39634.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published