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Cisco Firepower System Software URL Filtering Bypass 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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the feature-license management functionality of Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass URL filters that have been configured for an affected device.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability exists because the URL Filtering license for the affected software could be disabled unexpectedly, which could disable the URL filtering functionality of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending traffic, which should have matched a configured URL filter, through an affected device.

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.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)