Cisco IPS Authentication Manager Denial of Service Vulnerability (CSCuf20148)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco IPS Software could allow
an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause MainApp to hang
intermittently due to the authentication manager process creating a
denial of service (DoS) condition.

The vulnerability is due to improper handling of user tokens. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted
connection request to the Cisco IPS management interface.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Bug Id CSCuf20148.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 72510 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62517

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5497