Vulnerability Details

Cisco Firepower System Software Static Credential Vulnerability

Published: 2017-05-17 01:51:13
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Recommendations:
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Summary:
A vulnerability in Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to log in to the device with a default account. This account does not have full administrator privileges.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is due to a user account that has a default and static password. This account is created during installation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by connecting either locally or remotely to the affected system.

Impact:
A successful exploit could allow the attacker to log in to the device using the default account. The default account allows the execution of a subset of command-line interface (CLI) commands that would allow the attacker to partially compromise the device.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1394

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160629-fp

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2017-05-17
Modified
2018-10-26
Category
CISCO

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