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Cisco ASA Software SSL/TLS Denial of Service Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20170419-asa-tls) CVE-2017-6608

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Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) code of Cisco ASA Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected system.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of crafted SSL or TLS packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted packet to the affected system. Only traffic directed to the affected system can be used to exploit this vulnerability. This vulnerability affects systems configured in routed and transparent firewall mode and in single or multiple context mode. This vulnerability can be triggered by IPv4 and IPv6 traffic. A valid SSL or TLS session is needed to exploit this vulnerability. A remote attacker may cause a Denial-of-Service (DoS) condition.


See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Apr 20, 2017
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