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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


The Adaptive Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (wIPS) feature on Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) devices before, 8.1.x and 8.2.x before, and 8.3.x before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device restart) via a malformed wIPS packet, aka Bug ID CSCuz40263.

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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

  • Published