The Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches and Cisco 7600 Series routers is affected by the following vulnerabilities:
Syslog Message Memory Corruption Denial of Service Vulnerability Authentication Proxy Denial of Service Vulnerability TACACS+ Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Sun Remote Procedure Call (SunRPC) Inspection Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Internet Locator Server (ILS) Inspection Denial of Service Vulnerability
These vulnerabilities are not interdependent; a release that is affected by one vulnerability is not necessarily affected by the others.
Cisco has released software updates that address these vulnerabilities. Workarounds are available for some of the vulnerabilities disclosed in this advisory.
This advisory is posted at http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20111005-fwsm["%5B%5BPublication_URL%5D%5D"].
Note: Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances and the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series ASA Services Module are affected by some of the vulnerabilities described in this advisory. A separate Cisco Security Advisory has been published to disclose these and other vulnerabilities that affect the Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances and the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series ASA Services Module. The advisory is available at http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20111005-asa["http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20111005-asa"].