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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Web Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Web Security Appliance AsyncOS Lack of FTP Throttling Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036916
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036916
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6416   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 29 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.1-162
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Web Security Appliance. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

The local File Transfer Protocol (FTP) service does not throttle FTP connections. A remote user can send a flood of FTP traffic to the target service to cause denial of service conditions.

Systems with the local FTP service enabled are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz86065 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160928-aos

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160928-aos (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.


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