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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


A vulnerability in Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESA) and Web Security Appliances (WSA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a partial denial of service (DoS) condition due to the AMP process unexpectedly restarting. Affected Products: Cisco AsyncOS Software for Email Security Appliances (ESA) versions 9.5 and later up to the first fixed release, Cisco AsyncOS Software for Web Security Appliances (WSA) all versions prior to the first fixed release. More Information: CSCux56406, CSCux59928. Known Affected Releases: 9.6.0-051 9.7.0-125 8.8.0-085 9.5.0-444 WSA10.0.0-000. Known Fixed Releases: 9.7.1-066 WSA10.0.0-233.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published