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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) module 3.0 for Cisco Catalyst switches and Cisco routers does not properly monitor Load Balancer (LB) queues, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect memory access and module reboot) via application traffic, aka Bug ID CSCtw70879.

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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

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