Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software Secure Copy (SCP) Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast Vulnerability


A vulnerability in the Secure Copy (SCP) feature of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.


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The vulnerability is due to the use of an incorrect data type for a length variable. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by initiating the transfer of a large file to an affected device via SCP. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to have valid privilege level 15 credentials on the affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the length variable to roll over, which could cause the affected device to crash.

Vulnerable Systems:

Cisco ASA Software and that have the SCP feature enabled.

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Published Date:10/02/2019