2009-0638 | Cisco Firewall Services Module denial of service (BID-36085 / XFDB-52591)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Cisco Firewall Services Module (Firewall Software). This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component Firewall Services Module. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. Impacted is availability.
The weakness was disclosed 08/21/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-0638 since 02/18/2009. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 69923 (Firewall Services Module Crafted ICMP Message (cisco-sa-20090819-fwsm)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO.
Upgrading to version 2.1 %280.208%29 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2
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Status: Not defined
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08/19/2009 +182 days 🔍
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08/21/2009 +2 days 🔍
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08/26/2009 +5 days 🔍
09/17/2013 +1483 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +547 days 🔍
08/20/2021 +2347 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.cisco.com/
Status: Not defined
SecurityFocus: 36085 – Cisco Firewall Services Module ICMP Packet Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 23303 – [cisco-sa-20090819-fwsm] Cisco Firewall Services Module(FWSM) Crafted ICMP Packets DoS Vulnerability, High
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