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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance AsyncOS Lack of FTP Throttling Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036917
SecurityTracker URL:
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): 9.7.1-066
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Email 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 CSCuz82907 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:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.

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