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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The passthrough FTP feature on Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) devices with software 8.0.7-142 and 8.5.1-021 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via FTP sessions in which the control connection is ended after data transfer, aka Bug ID CSCut94150.

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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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