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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Cisco IOS XE before 3.1.2S on ASR 1000 devices mishandles the automatic setup of Virtual Fragment Reassembly (VFR) by certain firewall and NAT components, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Embedded Services Processor crash) via crafted IP packets, aka Bug IDs CSCtf87624, CSCte93229, CSCtd19103, and CSCti63623.

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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