A vulnerability in the malware detection functionality in Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) in Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESAs) could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to exhaust resources on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient control over system memory allocation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email through the targeted device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause an email attachment that contains malware to be delivered to a user and cause email processing delays.
Published 2020-03-04 19:15:13
Updated 2020-03-05 21:17:34
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-3181

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 50 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-3181

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
10.0
4.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
3.9
2.5
Cisco Systems, Inc.
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
3.9
2.5
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-3181

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2020-3181

Products affected by CVE-2020-3181

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