Vulnerability CVE-2020-3554


Published: 2020-10-21

Description:
A vulnerability in the TCP packet processing of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a memory exhaustion condition. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a high rate of crafted TCP traffic through an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to exhaust device resources, resulting in a DoS condition for traffic transiting the affected device.

Type:

CWE-400

(Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
6.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Cisco -> Adaptive security appliance 
Cisco -> Firepower threat defense 

 References:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-asaftd-dos-QFcNEPfx

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