The buffer overflow trigger in Cisco Security Agent (CSA) before 4.0.3 build 728 waits five minutes for a user response before terminating the process, which could allow remote attackers to bypass the buffer overflow protection by sending additional buffer overflow attacks within the five minute timeout period.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20041111 Crafted Timed Attack Evades Cisco Security Agent Protections