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Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Malware 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

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the malicious file detection and blocking features of Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass malware detection mechanisms on an affected system. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation of fields in HTTP headers. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting specific file content on a server or persuading a user to click a specific link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to bypass malicious file detection or blocking policies that are configured for the system, which could allow malware to pass through the system undetected.

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)