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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2012-0387

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Memory leak in the HTTP Inspection Engine feature in the Zone-Based Firewall in Cisco IOS 12.4, 15.0, 15.1, and 15.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or device reload) via crafted transit HTTP traffic, aka Bug ID CSCtq36153.

  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published