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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2735

Original release date: 09/04/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012


The HTTP server in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) 5500 devices 8.0 before 8.0(3)15 and 8.1 before 8.1(1)5, when configured as a clientless SSL VPN endpoint, does not properly process URIs, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a URI in a crafted SSL or HTTP packet, aka Bug ID CSCsq19369.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
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: XF
Name: cisco-asa-uri-dos(44869)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020812
External Source: BID
Name: 30998
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

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