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Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Snort Rule 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 Snort rule detection in Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass configured rules that use Snort detection. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of HTTP header parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP packet to the affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to bypass configured rules that use Snort detection.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Cisco FireSIGHT System Software version 6.1.0 or later.

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