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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Memory leak in the NAT feature in Cisco IOS 12.4, 15.0, and 15.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption, and device hang or reload) via SIP packets that require translation, related to a "memory starvation vulnerability," aka Bug ID CSCti35326.

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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