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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager Information Disclosure Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:30756
Version:1
First Published:2013 September 18 16:32 GMT
Last Published:2013 September 18 16:32 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-5487
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
CVSS Base:7.8 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:6.4
 
Version Summary:Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information. Updates are available.
 
 
Description
The Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for SAN component of Cisco Prime DCNM contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disclose arbitrary file contents from an affected system.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security advisory and has released software updates.
 
Warning Indicators
Cisco Prime DCNM versions prior to 6.2(3) are affected.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit this vulnerability, it is likely that an attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted content to an affected device. This access requirement limits 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.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security advisory for bug ID CSCue77029 at the following link: cisco-sa-20130918-dcnm
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information on a targeted device. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions imposed by the DCNM for SAN Server component used by the affected software.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted content to the affected software. Processing the crafted content could allow an attacker to gain access to arbitrary files on an affected device. Successful exploitation 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.

The Cisco Applied Intelligence team has created the following companion document to guide administrators in identifying and mitigating attempts to exploit this issue prior to applying updated software: Identifying and Mitigating Exploitation of the Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Data Center Network Manager

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Cisco customers with active contracts can obtain updates through the Software Center at the following link: Cisco. Cisco customers without contracts can obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at tac@cisco.com.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


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

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) 4.1 .(2), .(3), .(4), .(5) | 4.2 .(1), .(3) | 5.0 (2), (3) | 5.1 (1), (2), (3u) | 5.2 (1), (2), (2a), (2b), (2c), (2e) | 6.1 Base, (1)

Associated Products:
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