Denial of service in Cisco Small Business Voice Gateways and ATAs

Published: 2019-10-21 | Updated: 2019-10-21
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-15258
CWE ID CWE-399
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Cisco Small Business Voice Gateways and ATAs Subscribe
Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource management error

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15258

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of user-supplied requests to the web-based management interface. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request and cause the device to stop responding, requiring manual intervention for recovery.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Small Business Voice Gateways and ATAs: 1.3.2, 1.3.2(XU), 1.3.2n, 1.3.2p, 1.3.3, 1.3.5, 1.3.5(XU), 1.3.5p, 1.3.5p(XU), 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.1 SR1, 1.4.1 SR3

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20191016-spa-webui-dos

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.