VDB-54816 · CVE-2010-2828 · BID 43392

Cisco IOS up to 12.2srb denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco IOS up to 12.2srb (Router Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. The program 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 H.323 implementation in Cisco IOS 12.1 through 12.4 and 15.0 through 15.1, and IOS XE 2.5.x before 2.5.2 and 2.6.x before 2.6.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via crafted H.323 packets, aka Bug ID CSCtc73759.

The weakness was released 09/23/2010 with Cisco (Website). The advisory is shared for download at cisco.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-2828. 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. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 09/25/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 49647 (Cisco IOS Software H.323 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20100922-h323)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 43196 (Cisco IOS Software H.323 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20100922-h323)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (49647). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 54817.






  • commercial


  • end of life (version)

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 49647
Nessus Name: Cisco IOS Software H.323 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20100922-h323)
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OpenVAS ID: 855393
OpenVAS Name: Cisco IOS Software H.323 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
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07/23/2010 🔍
09/22/2010 +61 days 🔍
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Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco.com
Organization: Cisco
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-2828 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 27272 - [cisco-sa-20100922-h323] Cisco IOS and IOS XE Remote DoS Vulnerability via Crafted H.323 Packets, Medium
SecurityFocus: 43392 - Cisco IOS CVE-2010-2828 H.323 Unspecified Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/25/2021 11:40 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (56), 03/06/2017 11:03 AM (13), 09/25/2021 11:33 AM (3), 09/25/2021 11:40 AM (1)
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