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Cisco – Vulnerability in Cisco (ASA) and (FTD) Software


Advisory IDRSN-SIP-1608


Vulnerability Information

A vulnerability in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection engine of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an affected device to reload or trigger high CPU, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of SIP traffic. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending SIP requests designed to specifically trigger this issue at a high rate across an affected device. Software updates that address this vulnerability are not yet available.


Technical Information

An attacker could send SIP requests designed to specifically trigger this issue at a high rate across an affected device and allow the attacker to cause the device to reload, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition.


Solutions

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