Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software before 8.2(3) do not properly handle Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) connection failures, which allows remote OCSP responders to cause a denial of service (TCP socket exhaustion) by rejecting connection attempts, aka Bug ID CSCsz36816.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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