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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2733

Original release date: 09/04/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cisco PIX and Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) 5500 devices 7.2 before 7.2(4)2, 8.0 before 8.0(3)14, and 8.1 before 8.1(1)4, when configured as a client VPN endpoint, do not properly process IPSec client authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a crafted authentication attempt, aka Bug ID CSCso69942.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CISCO
Name: 20080903 Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin: Identifying and Mitigating Exploitation of the Remote Access VPN and SIP Vulnerabilities in Cisco PIX and Cisco ASA
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20080903 Remote Access VPN and SIP Vulnerabilities in Cisco PIX and Cisco ASA
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31730
External Source: BID
Name: 30998
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020811
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020810
External Source: XF
Name: cisco-pix-asa-ipsecclientauth-dos(44867)

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