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Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Xlates Table Exhaustion Vulnerability (Cisco-SA-20130226-CVE-2013-1138)

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Vulnerability description

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to the improper implementation of the Network Address Translation (NAT) process by the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted packets to the targeted device. If successful, an attacker could cause a delay in new valid connections until the invalid entries expire, resulting in a DoS condition.


See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Feb 25, 2013
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