Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound) Vulnerability

Summary

A vulnerability in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection module of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device.

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The original article can be found at: https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20191002-asa-ftd-sip-dos


Details

The vulnerability is due to improper parsing of SIP messages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious SIP packet through an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to trigger an integer underflow, causing the software to try to read unmapped memory and resulting in a crash.

Vulnerable Systems:

Cisco ASA Software

 Cisco FTD Software

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-12678

Disclosure Timeline:

Published Date:10/02/2019