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Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Software Password Exposure Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to expose passwords in plain text format.

Insight

Insight

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must authenticate to the targeted device. This access requirement reduces the likelihood of a successful exploit. Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists. However, the code is not known to be publicly available.

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)