A crafted IP packet vulnerability exists in the Cisco PIX 500 Series Security Appliance (PIX) and the Cisco 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) that may result in a reload of the device. This vulnerability is triggered during processing of a crafted IP packet when the Time-to-Live (TTL) decrement feature is enabled.
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) identifier CVE-2008-0028 has been assigned to this vulnerability.
Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability. A workaround that mitigates this vulnerability is available.
This advisory is posted at http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20080123-asa.shtml.