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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software 9.0 through 9.5.1 mishandles IPsec error processing, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted (1) LAN-to-LAN or (2) Remote Access VPN tunnel packets, aka Bug ID CSCuv70576.

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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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