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CVE-2018-0138 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the detection engine of Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass file policies that are configured to block files transmitted to an affected device via the BitTorrent protocol. The vulnerability exists because the affected software does not detect BitTorrent handshake messages correctly. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted BitTorrent connection request to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to bypass file policies that are configured to block files transmitted to the affected device via the BitTorrent protocol. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCve26946.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/08/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0138
Original release date:
02/08/2018
Last revised:
02/13/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102978 External Source BID 102978
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180207-fss External Source CONFIRM https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180207-fss

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