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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Secure Access Control System Error Condition Information Disclosure Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:30074
Version:1
First Published:2013 July 15 16:15 GMT
Last Published:2013 July 15 16:15 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-3428
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
CVSS Base:4.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:3.5
 
Version Summary:Cisco Secure Access Control System contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information. Updates are available.
 
 
Description
An issue in the web interface of Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to view detailed error message information.

The issue is due to insufficient filtering of error condition output. An attacker could exploit this issue by forcing the system to generate an error condition.

Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco ACS 5.4.0.46.3 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco ACS may also be affected.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must authenticate to a targeted device. This access requirement decreases the likelihood of a successful exploit.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3428

Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCue65957 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view error message information. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to insufficient filtering of error condition output messages by the affected software.

An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by forcing an affected system to generate an error condition. If successful, the attacker could view sensitive information on the error message that could be used to conduct further attacks.
 
Safeguards
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.

Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.

Administrators are advised to allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at tac@cisco.com for assistance.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Secure Access Control System (ACS) 5.3 Base, .0.6, .0.40, .0.40.1, .0.40.2, .0.40.3, .0.40.4, .0.40.5, .0.40.6, .0.40.7 | 5.4 Base, .0.46.1, .0.46.2, .0.46.3

Associated Products:
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