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

High Nessus Plugin ID 59716


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: 2012/06/26

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3058

BID: 54106


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20120620-asaipv6