Cisco Firewall Services Module Software Denial of Service (cisco-sa-20140219-fwsm)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72668


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


The remote Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) device is affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability due to a flaw in the cut-through proxy function. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause a reload of the affected system, with repeated exploitation leading to a DoS condition.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20140219-fwsm.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72668

File Name: cisco-sa-20140219-fwsm.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2/24/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:firewall_services_module

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/FWSM/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0710

BID: 65662

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20140219-fwsm

IAVA: 2014-A-0031