Vulnerability Details

Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center SSL HTTP Attack Detection Vulnerability

Published: 2016-01-06 12:43:05
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by embedding crafted HTTP packets in an encrypted SSL connection that could be flagged as an HTTP attack. An exploit could allow the attacker to bypass HTTP attack rules for SSL connections.

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

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is due to improper HTTP attack detection of decrypted SSL connections.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
A vulnerability in HTTP attack detection within decrypted SSL traffic of Cisco FireSIGHT Management Center could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass HTTP attack detection. The traffic is SSL and the application is configured to decrypt the SSL connection and detect HTTP-based attacks that are associated with Snort intrusion detection rules.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6427

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151217-fsm

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2016-01-06
Modified
2018-11-13
Category
CISCO

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