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Cisco Web Security Appliance Advance Malware Protection Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035994
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1405   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 31 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Web Security Appliance. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send a specially crafted file that will cause the target Cisco Advance Malware Protection (AMP) process to restart.

The vulnerability resides in the Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) component.

The vendor has assigned bug IDs CSCuv78533 and CSCuw60503 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target antivirus to restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.0.1-135, 9.1.1-041).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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