Cisco IOS Software Firewall Application Inspection Control Vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description :

Cisco IOS software configured for IOS firewall Application Inspection
Control (AIC) with a HTTP configured, application-specific policy are
vulnerable to a denial of service when processing a specific, malformed
HTTP transit packet. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may
result in a reload of the affected device.

Cisco has released free software updates that address this

A mitigation for this vulnerability is available. See the 'Workarounds'
section for details.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 49018 (cisco-sa-20080924-iosfwhttp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31354

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3812