Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) L2L denial of service

cisco-asa-l2l-dos (64572) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a large number of LAN-to-LAN (aka L2L) IPsec sessions to cause the device to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Adaptive Security Appliances (8.3(2) or later), available from the Cisco Web site. See References.

References:

  • Cisco Web site: Release Notes for the Cisco ASA 5500 Series, Version 8.3(x).
  • BID-45768: Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 Series Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-4692: Unspecified vulnerability on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software before 8.3(2) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device crash) via a large number of LAN-to-LAN (aka L2L) IPsec sessions, aka Bug ID CSCth36592.
  • OSVDB ID: 70342: Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) LAN-to-LAN IPsec Session Saturation Remote DoS
  • SA42931: Cisco ASA 5500 Series Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024963: Cisco ASA Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Bypass Security Controls

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(0)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(2)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(4)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(5)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(5.2)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0(6.7)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.1
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.1.4
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.4
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.4.3
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.5
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.6
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.7
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.8
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.0.8 Interim
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(2)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(2.27)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(2.48)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(2.49)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(2.5)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1(5)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1.1
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.1.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(1)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(1.22)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.10)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.14)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.15)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.16)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.17)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.18)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.19)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.48)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.5)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.7)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2(2.8)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2.1
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2.3
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2.4
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 7.2.5
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.0
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.0.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.0.3
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.0.4
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.0.5
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2(1)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2(2)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2(3)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2(3.9)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2(4)
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2.1
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2.2 Interim
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.2.2
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software 8.3(1)
  • Cisco ASA 5500

Reported:

Aug 01, 2010

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