Cisco AsyncOS before 8.5.7-043, 9.x before 9.1.1-023, and 9.5.x and 9.6.x before 9.6.0-046 on Email Security Appliance (ESA) devices mishandles malformed fields during body-contains, attachment-contains, every-attachment-contains, attachment-binary-contains, dictionary-match, and attachment-dictionary-match filtering, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted attachment in an e-mail message, aka Bug ID CSCuv47151.
Published 2015-11-06 03:59:00
Updated 2016-12-07 18:19:20
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-6291

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 55 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-6291

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2015-6291

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2015-6291

Products affected by CVE-2015-6291

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