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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The control-plane access-list implementation in Cisco IPS Software before 7.1(8p2)E4 and 7.2 before 7.2(2)E4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (MainApp process outage) via crafted packets to TCP port 7000, aka Bug ID CSCui67394.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published