Cisco ASA RADIUS radius_rcv_auth DoS (CSCun69561)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74443


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


According to its banner, the version of the remote Cisco ASA device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to improper validation of RADIUS packets. A remote attacker that knows the RADIUS shared secret could cause a denial of service by injecting a specially crafted packet during a RADIUS authentication exchange.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Bug Id CSCun69561.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74443

File Name: cisco-sn-CSCun69561-asa.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2014/06/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3264

BID: 67547