#VU62667 Input validation error

Published: 2022-04-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62667

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20745


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances
Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in the web services interface for remote access VPN feature. A remote attacker can send specially crafted HTTP requests to the device and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA): 9.12 -

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD): 7.0.0 - 7.0.1, 6.7.0 -, 6.6.0 - 6.6.5, 6.5.0 -, 6.4.0 -, 6.3.0 -, 6.2.3 -, 6.2.2 -


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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