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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2016-1382

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Cisco AsyncOS before 8.5.3-069 and 8.6 through 8.8 on Web Security Appliance (WSA) devices mishandles memory allocation for HTTP requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (proxy-process reload) via a crafted request, aka Bug ID CSCuu02529.

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

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published