Cisco Security Notice

Cisco Unified Presence Memory Exhaustion Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-1242
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1242
Release Date: 2013 May 7 08:09  UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 May 9 21:36  UTC (GMT)


Summary

A vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco Unified Presence (CUP) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an increase in the memory utilization.

The vulnerability is due to improper handling of memory allocation when the affected system is flooded with malformed TCP packets. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malformed TCP packets to the affected system. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause an increase in the memory utilization. Memory utilization does not return to a normal state when the attack is terminated. A reboot is of the system is required to restore free memory.

Affected Products

ProductMore InformationCVSS
Cisco Unified Presence Server CSCug380805.0/4.8

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