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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12659: Cisco IOS XE Software HTTP Server Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12659: Cisco IOS XE Software HTTP Server Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/25/2019
Created
02/08/2020
Added
02/07/2020
Modified
01/18/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the HTTP server code of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the HTTP server to crash. The vulnerability is due to a logical error in the logging mechanism. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by generating a high amount of long-lived connections to the HTTP service on the device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the HTTP server to crash.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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