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Cisco Security Notice

Cisco Identity Services Engine File Space Denial of Service Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-5540
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5540
Release Date: 2013 October 15 17:21  UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 October 16 18:21  UTC (GMT)

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Summary

A vulnerability in the file upload management of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to upload multiple files to a specific location of the filesystem and exhaust disk space.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient management of filesystem free space. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading multiple files. An exploit could allow the attacker to exhaust free disk space on the system, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition in which the administration interface becomes unresponsive.

Affected Products

ProductMore InformationCVSS
Cisco Identity Services Engine SoftwareCSCui675196.8/6.8

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