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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3817

Memory leak in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 Series and PIX Security Appliances 8.0 before 8.0(4) and 8.1 before 8.1(2) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an unspecified sequence of packets, related to the "initialization code for the hardware crypto accelerator."
Publish Date : 2008-10-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Cisco ASA and PIX Crypto Accelerator Memory Leak Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5597 pixos
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3817

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance 5500 Series * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Hardware Cisco Pix Security Appliance 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Hardware Cisco Pix Security Appliance 8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance 5500 Series 1
Cisco Pix Security Appliance 2

- References For CVE-2008-3817
XF cisco-asa-cryptoaccelerator-dos(46027)
VUPEN ADV-2008-2899
SECTRACK 1021088
BID 31865 Cisco ASA Appliance Crypto Accelerator Memory Leak Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-22
CISCO 20081022 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco PIX and Cisco ASA
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5597

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3817

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