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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Memory leak in the embedded web server in the WebVPN subsystem in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and SSL outage) via multiple crafted HTTP requests, aka Bug ID CSCue05458.

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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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