CVE ID: CVE-2012-5415
Release Date: 2013 April 11 12:34 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 April 11 12:34 UTC (GMT)
SummaryA vulnerability in the code that executes a look-up of secondary flows within the connections table of the Cisco ASA could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause high CPU utilization and potentially lead to the reload of the affected system.
The vulnerability is due to a race condition when a non-optimal look-up of the hash of a secondary flow within the connection table is performed on the affected system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating several connections that will result in multiple secondary flows passing through and being inspected by the affected system.
|Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software||CSCue31622, CSCuc71272||5.4/4.5|
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