This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.
The vulnerability exists in the system scanning component due to improper process resource handling. A local attacker on a system running Microsoft Windows, execute a malicious file to prevent the scanning services from functioning properly and ultimately prevent the system from being protected from further intrusion.Mitigation
Update to version 6.2.0.
Cisco Immunet: before 6.2.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.