Cisco ASA 5500 Series Multiple Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20120314-asa)

high Nessus Plugin ID 58831


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


The remote Cisco ASA is missing a security patch and may be affected by the following issues :

- When UDP inspection is enabled, inspecting malformed transit traffic could cause the device to reload.

- When the Threat Detection feature is configured with the Scanning Threat Mode feature and the 'shun' option is enabled, unspecified transit traffic could cause the device to reload. (CVE-2012-0354)

- A vulnerability in syslog could result in a device reload if specially crafted transit traffic is received. (CVE-2012-0355)

- When multicast routing is enabled, processing a specially crafted Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) message can cause the device to reload. (CVE-2012-0356)


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20120314-asa.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58831

File Name: cisco-sa-20120314-asa.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 4/23/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:asa_5500

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASA, Host/Cisco/ASA/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0353, CVE-2012-0354, CVE-2012-0355, CVE-2012-0356

BID: 52482, 52484, 52488, 52489