Cisco ASA Audit Event: 109008

Cisco ASA Events

The logs of network perimeter devices such as firewalls, antivirus applications and intrusion prevention systems contain crucial information that helps to pre-emptively block security attacks and breaches. Hence, it's mandatory for you to monitor and audit these logs. Because Cisco ASA provides the combined functionality of all the three, it becomes all the more important to monitor its logs. 

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Cisco » 109008: Authorization denied for user due to incorrect password

109008: Authorization denied for user due to incorrect password

Cisco ASA is a security device that provides the combined capabilities of a firewall, an antivirus, and an intrusion prevention system. It also facilitates virtual private network (VPN) connections. It helps to detect threats and stop attacks before they spread through the network.

Message: %ASA-6-109008: Authorization denied for user user from outside_address/outside_port to inside_address/ inside_port on interface interface_name.

Event 109008 is generated when a user is not authorized to access the specified address because of an incorrect password. The user, the inside IP address or port number, the outside IP address or port number, and the interface name are specified in the message.

How could you resolve this situation?

This event does not require any action.

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