Vulnerability Details

Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published: 2016-03-21 12:46:30
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
An attacker could exploit the XSS vulnerability by persuading a user to click a specific link. An attacker could exploit the Convert Timing Channel vulnerability by using a combination of valid system logins, invalid system logins, and time variability to try to continuously authenticate to a device.

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

Technical Details:
The XSS vulnerability is due to improper sanitization of parameter values. The Convert Timing Channel Vulnerability is due to implementation details of how system credentials are verified by the affected software.

Recommendations:
See vendor advisory

Summary:
A vulnerability in credential authentication for valid and invalid username-password pairs for Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to determine a list of valid usernames for an affected device. A vulnerability in the HTTP web-based management interface of Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web interface of an affected system.

Affected Versions:
Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Release 6.1.0 is vulnerable.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1356
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1355

References:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160302-FireSIGHT
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160302-FireSIGHT1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2016-03-21
Modified
2019-03-14
Category
CISCO

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