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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco IPS SensorApp Regex Vulnerability
30 April 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco IPS
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-1219
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Cisco Security Notice
Cisco IPS SensorApp Regex Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1219
Release Date: 2013 April 26 11:10 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 April 26 11:10 UTC (GMT)
A vulnerability in the SensorApp of Cisco IPS could allow an authenticated,
local attacker to render the Cisco IPS unresponsive.
The vulnerability is due to a job failure in the Regex hardware. An attacker
could exploit this vulnerability through any of the following operations:
* Initiate signature upgrade
* Initiate global correlation
* Run show statistics anomaly-detection command
* Run clear database command
Product More Information CVSS
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) CSCuc74630 4.4/3.6
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