56702 : Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC) Admin Web Interface Malformed Request Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-07-27

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-1166" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The administrative web interface on the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) platform 4.x before 4.2.205.0 and 5.x before 5.2.191.0, as used in Cisco 1500 Series, 2000 Series, 2100 Series, 4100 Series, 4200 Series, and 4400 Series Wireless Services Modules (WiSM), WLC Modules for Integrated Services Routers, and Catalyst 3750G Integrated Wireless LAN Controllers, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reload) via a crafted (1) HTTP or (2) HTTPS request, aka Bug ID CSCsy27708.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Local / Remote
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to higher code, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): disable SSH

Products

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Wireless LAN Controller (WLC)
4.1

References

Credit

  • Christoph Bott - SySS GmbH
  • IBM Research - IBM
  • Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) - psirtcisco.com - Cisco Systems, Inc.

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-07-30 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_2

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