CVE-2016-6356

NVD - CVE-2016-6356

CVE-2016-6356 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the email message filtering feature of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause an affected device to stop scanning and forwarding email messages due to a denial of service (DoS) condition. Affected Products: This vulnerability affects all releases prior to the first fixed release of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliances, both virtual and hardware appliances, if the software is configured to apply a message filter or content filter to incoming email attachments. The vulnerability is not limited to any specific rules or actions for a message filter or content filter. More Information: CSCuz63143. Known Affected Releases: 8.5.7-042 9.7.0-125. Known Fixed Releases: 10.0.0-125 9.1.1-038 9.7.2-047.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93907
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037122
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161026-esa3 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6356
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.