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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Cisco ASA Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASA Idle Timeout Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028968
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-3463   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 30 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASA. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The system does not properly manage the idle timeout for some protocol inspected connections. A remote user can cause the connection table to fill up, preventing new connections to be established through the device.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuh13899.

Impact:   A remote user can prevent new connections through the device.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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