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Cisco Firepower System Software FTP Malware Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the FTP Representational State Transfer Application Programming Interface (REST API) for Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass FTP malware detection rules and download malware over an FTP connection.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to a lack of continuity between the FTP control and data connection when the malware is detected. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by repeatedly attempting to download FTP malware.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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