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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Cisco Secure Access Control System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Secure Access Control System TACACS+ Socket Read Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028979
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-5470   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 4 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Secure Access Control System. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The system does not properly process read requests on the TACACS+ socket. A remote user can send specially crafted TCP packets to a target system configured for TACACS+ to cause the target service to crash.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuh12488 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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