28 July 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.1842 Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Denial of Service Vulnerability 28 July 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Publisher: Cisco Systems Operating System: Cisco Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Mitigation CVE Names: CVE-2016-1460 Original Bulletin: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160727-wlc Comment: There are currently no patches available. AusCERT recommends administrators consider risk reduction strategies such as reviewing user access to local network devices. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Cisco Security Advisory Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Denial of Service Vulnerability Medium Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20160727-wlc Published: 2016 July 27 16:00 GMT Version 1.0: Final CVSS Score: Base - 6.1 Workarounds: No workarounds available Cisco Bug IDs: CSCun92979 CVE-2016-1460 CWE-399 Summary A vulnerability in wireless frame management service of the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient handling of wireless management frames. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted wireless management frames to the device. Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available. This advisory is available at the following link: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160727-wlc Affected Products Vulnerable Products Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) versions 7.4(121.0) and 8.0(0.30220.385) are affected. Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this vulnerability. Workarounds Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available. Fixed Software Cisco provides information about fixed software in Cisco bugs, which are accessible through the Cisco Bug Search Tool. When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution. In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers. Exploitation and Public Announcements The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory. URL http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160727-wlc Revision History Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial public release. - Final 2016-July-27 Legal Disclaimer THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. 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