VDB-88334 · CVE-2016-1440 · OpenVAS 830687

Cisco Web Security Appliance FTP resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Web Security Appliance (Anti-Malware Software) (affected version unknown). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component FTP Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was shared 06/27/2016 as cisco-sa-20160627-wsa as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-1440 since 01/04/2016. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The entries VDB-107566, VDB-134170, VDB-134171 and VDB-134173 are related to this item.






CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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OpenVAS ID: 830687
OpenVAS Name: Cisco Web Security Appliance Native FTP Denial of Service Vulnerability
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01/04/2016 🔍
06/27/2016 +175 days 🔍
06/27/2016 +0 days 🔍
06/28/2016 +1 days 🔍
06/29/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/02/2016 +3 days 🔍
08/25/2022 +2245 days 🔍


Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20160627-wsa
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-1440 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036188

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Created: 06/29/2016 10:39 AM
Updated: 08/25/2022 09:42 AM
Changes: 06/29/2016 10:39 AM (57), 02/12/2019 10:24 AM (9), 08/25/2022 09:42 AM (3)
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