Vulnerability Details

Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager Server Static Credential Vulnerability

Published: 2017-06-08 03:09:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

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

Recommendations:
Update to Cisco Prime DCNM Software releases 10.2(1) or later.

Summary:
A vulnerability in Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to log in to the administrative console of a DCNM server by using an account that has a default, static password. The account could be granted root- or system-level privileges.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability exists because the affected software has a default user account that has a default, static password. The user account is created automatically when the software is installed. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by connecting remotely to an affected system and logging in to the affected software by using the credentials for this default user account.

Impact:
A successful exploit could allow the attacker to use this default user account to log in to the affected software and gain access to the administrative console of a DCNM server.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6640

References:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170607-dcnm2

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2017-06-08
Modified
2018-10-26
Category
CISCO

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