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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2015-6289

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Cisco IOS 15.5(3)M on Integrated Services Router (ISR) 800, 819, and 829 devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted TCP packets on the SSH port, aka Bug ID CSCuu13476.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published