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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2015-0678

Cisco ASA, CX, FirePOWER: denial of service

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can send malicious packets to Cisco ASA, CX, or FirePOWER, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: ASA.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 08/04/2015.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2015-AVI-143, CERTFR-2015-AVI-148, cisco-sa-20150408-cxfp, CSCun56954, CSCuo58584, CSCus11007, CSCus13208, CVE-2015-0678, VIGILANCE-VUL-16563.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco ASA FirePOWER Services and Cisco ASA CX Services product can be installed with Cisco ASA.

However, when a flow of high rate packets are sent to the administration interface, a fatal error occurs.

An attacker can therefore send malicious packets to Cisco ASA, CX, or FirePOWER, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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