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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Cisco PIX Firewall Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco PIX Firewall TCP Port 443 Bug in Handling Port Scans Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020182
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2058   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 4 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.2, 8.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco PIX Firewall. A remote user can cause the target device to reload.

A remote user can conduct a port scan against TCP port 443 to cause the system to reload.

Versions prior to 7.2(3)2 on the 7.2.x release and prior to 8.0(2)17 on the 8.0.x release are affected.

Cisco has assigned Cisco Bug ID CSCsj60659 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target device to reload.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.2(3)2, 8.0(2)17).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 4 Jun 2008 12:17:28 -0400
Subject:  Cisco PIX Firewall


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