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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The IronPort Spam Quarantine (ISQ) component in the web framework in IronPort AsyncOS on Cisco Email Security Appliance devices before 7.1.5-106 and 7.3, 7.5, and 7.6 before 7.6.3-019 and Content Security Management Appliance devices before 7.9.1-102 and 8.0 before 8.0.0-404 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service crash or hang) via a high rate of TCP connection attempts, aka Bug IDs CSCzv25573 and CSCzv81712.

  • LOW
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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