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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


The packet-processing microcode in Cisco IOS 15.2(2)EA, 15.2(2)EA1, 15.2(2)EA2, and 15.2(4)EA on Industrial Ethernet 4000 devices and 15.2(2)EB and 15.2(2)EB1 on Industrial Ethernet 5000 devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (packet data corruption) via crafted IPv4 ICMP packets, aka Bug ID CSCuy13431.

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  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published