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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.1/10


The TFTP server in Cisco IOS 12.2(44)SQ1, 12.2(33)XN1, 12.4(25e)JAM1, 12.4(25e)JAO5m, 12.4(23)JY, 15.0(2)ED1, 15.0(2)EY3, 15.1(3)SVF4a, and 15.2(2)JB1 and IOS XE 2.5.x, 2.6.x, 3.1.xS, 3.2.xS, 3.3.xS, 3.4.xS, and 3.5.xS before 3.6.0S; 3.1.xSG, 3.2.xSG, and 3.3.xSG before 3.4.0SG; 3.2.xSE before 3.3.0SE; 3.2.xXO before 3.3.0XO; 3.2.xSQ; 3.3.xSQ; and 3.4.xSQ allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device hang or reload) via multiple requests that trigger improper memory management, aka Bug ID CSCts66733.

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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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