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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Wireless LAN Controller IDS Bug Lets Remote Wireless Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031770
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031770
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0622   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 19 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Wireless LAN Controller. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user on the wireless network can send a large number of specially crafted packets to the target device to trigger a flaw in the wireless intrusion detection (WIDS) feature and cause the target device to later become unresponsive. The device will become unresponsive when the administrator later selects the IDS events under Security > Wireless Protection Policies > Signature Events Summary via the administrative interface.

All wireless clients will be disconnected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCus46861 to this vulnerability.

Darren Johnson reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user on the wireless network can cause the target device to become unresponsive.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2015-0622

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2015-0622 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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