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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2016-1469

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The HTTP framework on Cisco SPA300, SPA500, and SPA51x devices allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device outage) via a series of malformed HTTP requests, aka Bug ID CSCut67385.

  • 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