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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance DHCPv6 Relay Denial of
16 January 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0578
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Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance DHCPv6 Relay Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2015-0578
Release Date: 2015 January 14 15:16 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2015 January 15 17:54 UTC (GMT)
A vulnerability in the DHCP relay function of Cisco Adaptive Security
Appliance (ASA) software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to
cause a reload of an affected device.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of crafted DHCP packets.
Cisco ASA Software is affected by this vulnerability only when configured as a
DHCP version 6 relay. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending
crafted DHCP version 6 packets through an affected device.
Product More Information CVSS
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software CSCur45455 5.7/4.7
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