Cisco Ace 4710 prior A3(2.6) denial of service

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cisco Ace 4710. Affected is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the deep packet inspection feature on the Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) 4710 appliance with software before A3(2.6) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via crafted HTTP packets, related to HTTP, RTSP, and SIP inspection, aka Bug ID CSCtb54493.

The weakness was disclosed 08/17/2010 with Cisco (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-2823. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version A3(2.6) eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (61062), SecurityFocus (BID 42378†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-26799†).







  • end of life (old version)

CPE 2.3info

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: Ace 4710 A3(2.6)


07/23/2010 🔍
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Organization: Cisco
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-2823 (🔍)
X-Force: 61062
SecurityFocus: 42378 - Cisco ACE 4710 HTTP, RTSP, and SIP Inspection Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 26799 - [cisco-sa-20100811-ace] Cisco ACE 4710 Appliance HTTP, RTSP, and SIP Inspection DoS Vulnerability, Medium


Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/23/2021 07:25 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (49), 03/02/2017 11:29 AM (9), 09/23/2021 07:25 AM (3)
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