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Cisco threat defense tool vulnerable to DoS attack


Softpedia - (International) Cisco released a security advisory that a flaw in the company's ASA FirePOWER and Context Aware (CX) Services can be exploited to allow attackers to cause denial-of-service (DoS) conditions by sending a high rate of crafted packets to the services' management interface. Cisco released updates for the products addressing the issues as well as three additional related glitches.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:01