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Cisco Bug: CSCun56954 - Cisco ASA CX Crafted Packets DoS Vulnerability

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May 10, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA Next-Generation Firewall Services

Known Affected Releases

9.2(1.2.69)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A vulnerability in the virtualization layer of the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services and Cisco ASA Context Aware (CX) Services could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the a reload of the affected system.

Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability. The resolution includes upgrading the Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services Software or the Cisco ASA CX Services Software and the Cisco ASA Software. Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available. This advisory is available at the following link:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150408-cxfp

Note: Cisco ASA Software is affected by several other vulnerabilities described in the Cisco Security Advisory Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco ASA Software, cisco-sa-20150408-asa.
Cisco ASA customers should review cisco-sa-20150408-asa before determining an upgrade release for Cisco ASA Software.

Cisco Security Advisory Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco ASA Software is available at the following link:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150408-asa

Conditions:
See published Cisco Security Advisory
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