An unauthenticated, adjacent attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the Access Point to crash, resulting in a DoS condition.
The vulnerability is due to incorrect buffer handling by the HTTP Profiler component of the affected software.
An unauthenticated, adjacent attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the targeted system. Successful exploitation could trigger a reload of the affected device, resulting in a DoS condition.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators may consider using IP-based access control lists (ACLs) to allow only trusted systems to access the affected systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at email@example.com for assistance.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Aironet Access Point Software
7.3 Base | 7.4 Base | 12.4 Base | 15.2 Base
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