Cisco ASA Inspection and Filter Overlap DoS (CSCui45606)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76588


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 handling of traffic matching both filtering and inspection criteria that could allow a remote attacker to cause the device to reset.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco Bug ID CSCui45606 or apply the vendor-supplied workaround.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76588

File Name: cisco-sn-CSCui45606-asa.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2014/07/18

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/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: 2014/07/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5567

BID: 68504