Cisco ASA 5500 Series DoS (cisco-sa-20120620-asaipv6)

high Nessus Plugin ID 59716
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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 a denial of service vulnerability. Processing unspecified IPv6 transit traffic can result in a device reload. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20120620-asaipv6.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59716

File Name: cisco-sa-20120620-asaipv6.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 6/26/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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: 6/20/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3058

BID: 54106


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20120620-asaipv6