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Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An unauthenticated and remote adversary can consume all of the device's CPU due to crafted HTTP requests sent to SMA100 /fileshare/sonicfiles/sonicfiles resulting in a loop with unreachable exit condition. This vulnerability affected SMA 200, 210, 400, 410 and 500v appliances.

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  • HIGH

CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition

Loops with multiple exits and flags detract from the quality of an application. They tend to make control structures difficult to understand, and introduce the risk of non-termination and other structural problems. The vulnerability “loop with unreachable exit condition” enables attackers to exploit this flaw, leading to denial of service.


Advisory Timeline

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