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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The administrative management interface on Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) devices with software 4.x, 5.x, 6.0, and 7.0 before, 7.1 before, and 7.2 before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device crash) via a malformed URL in an HTTP request, aka Bug ID CSCts81997.

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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