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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The IKEv2 implementation in Cisco ASA Software 8.4 before 8.4(7.15), 8.6 before 8.6(1.14), 9.0 before 9.0(4.8), and 9.1 before 9.1(5.1) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a crafted packet that is sent during tunnel creation, aka Bug ID CSCum96401.

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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