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CVE-2016-1486 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the email attachment scanning functionality of the Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) feature of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an affected device to stop scanning and forwarding email messages due to a denial of service (DoS) condition. Affected Products: This vulnerability affects Cisco AsyncOS Software releases 9.7.1 and later, prior to the first fixed release, for both virtual and hardware Cisco Email Security Appliances, if the AMP feature is configured to scan incoming email attachments. More Information: CSCuy99453. Known Affected Releases: 9.7.1-066. Known Fixed Releases: 10.0.0-125 9.7.1-207 9.7.2-047.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/28/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1486
Original release date:
10/28/2016
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93906 External Source BID 93906
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037124 External Source SECTRACK 1037124
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161026-esa2 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161026-esa2

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.0-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.0-er1-198:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.6-052:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.6-073:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.6-074:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.6-106:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.6-113:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.5.7-042:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.6.0-011:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.9.1-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:8.9.2-032:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.0.0-212:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.0.0-461:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.0.5-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.1.0-011:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.1.0-032:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.1.0-101:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.1.1-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.4.4-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.5.0-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.5.0-201:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.6.0-000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.6.0-042:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.6.0-051:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:email_security_appliance:9.7.0-125:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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