SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version, Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software is affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in the packet processing functionality due to inefficient memory management. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a high rate of IPv4 or IPv6 traffic through an affected device to cause a memory exhaustion condition.
Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvo80853