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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   Cisco ASA Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASA DMA Access Bug Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Restart
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041787
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-15383   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 3 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASA. A remote user can cause the target service to restart.

A remote user can send a high rate of specially crafted data to the target system to consume a limited amount of Direct Memory Access (DMA) data and cause the target device to temporarily reload.

ASA 5506-X
ASA 5506H-X
ASA 5506W-X
ASA 5508-X
ASA 5516-X

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvj89470 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to restart.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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