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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Cisco ASA Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASA TLS Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020179
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2056   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 4 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0, 8.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASA. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted TLS packets to the device to cause the target device to reload.

Packets traversing the device cannot trigger this vulnerability.

Versions prior to 8.0(3)9 on the 8.0.x release or prior to version 8.1(1)1 on the 8.1.x release are affected.

Cisco has assigned Cisco Bug ID CSCsm26841 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target device to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.0(3)9, 8.1(1)1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 4 Jun 2008 12:01:03 -0400
Subject:  Cisco ASA


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