A vulnerability in the Internet Key Exchange version 1 (IKEv1) feature of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.
The vulnerability is due to improper management of system memory. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious IKEv1 traffic to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a DoS condition on the affected device.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link:
At the time of publication, this vulnerability affected vulnerable releases of Cisco ASA Software and FTD Software.
For information about which Cisco software releases are vulnerable, see the Fixed Software section of this advisory. See the Details section in the bug ID(s) at the top of this advisory for the most complete and current information.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory are known to be affected by this vulnerability.
Cisco has confirmed that this vulnerability does not affect Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC).
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to regularly consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts page, to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
At the time of publication, the release information in the following table(s) was accurate. See the Details section in the bug ID(s) at the top of this advisory for the most complete and current information.
The left column lists Cisco software releases, and the right column indicates whether a release was affected by the vulnerability described in this advisory and which release included the fix for this vulnerability.
Cisco ASA Software
Cisco ASA Software Release First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability Earlier than 9.51 Migrate to a fixed release. 9.6 184.108.40.206 9.71 Migrate to a fixed release. 9.8 220.127.116.11 9.9 Migrate to a fixed release. 9.10 18.104.22.168 9.12 22.214.171.124 9.13 Not vulnerable. 9.14 Not vulnerable.
1. Cisco ASA Software releases 9.5 and earlier, as well as Release 9.7, have reached end of software maintenance. Customers are advised to migrate to a supported release that includes the fix for this vulnerability.
Cisco FTD Software
Cisco FTD Software Release First Fixed Release for This Vulnerability Earlier than 6.1.01 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.1.0 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.2.0 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.2.1 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.2.2 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.2.3 Migrate to a fixed release. 6.3.0 126.96.36.199 6.4.0 188.8.131.52 6.5.0 Not vulnerable. 6.6.0 Not vulnerable.
1. Cisco FMC and FTD Software releases 6.0.1 and earlier have reached end of software maintenance. Customers are advised to migrate to a supported release that includes the fix for this vulnerability.
To upgrade to a fixed release of Cisco FTD Software, customers can do one of the following:
- For devices that are managed by using Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC), use the FMC interface to install the upgrade. After installation is complete, reapply the access control policy.
- For devices that are managed by using Cisco Firepower Device Manager (FDM), use the FDM interface to install the upgrade. After installation is complete, reapply the access control policy.
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.
This vulnerability was found during the resolution of a Cisco TAC support case.
To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security vulnerability information from Cisco.
Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial public release. — Final 2020-MAY-06
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