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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Unified Computing System Blade Management Controller Information Disclosure Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:30962
Version:1
First Published:2013 September 24 19:10 GMT
Last Published:2013 September 24 19:10 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2012-4085
BugTraq ID:62615
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
CVSS Base:5.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.8
 
 
Version Summary:Cisco Unified Computing System contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
A vulnerability in the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) of the Cisco Unified Computing System Blade Management Controller could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to discover valid usernames.

The vulnerability is due to a requirement defined in the IPMI specification. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enumerating a list of usernames. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to determine valid usernames based on the responses provided by the IPMI interface.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Unified Computing System versions 2.2 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified Computing System may also be vulnerable.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
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 notice at the following link: CVE-2012-4085

Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCtg20761 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to discover valid usernames stored on an affected device. A successful exploit could be leveraged to conduct further attacks.
 
Technical Information
Technical information is not available.
 
Safeguards
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.

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

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Software updates are not available.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


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

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Unified Computing System (Managed) 1.0 Base, (2k) | 1.1 Base, (1m) | 1.2 Base, (1d) | 1.3 Base, (1c), (1m), (1n), (1o), (1p), (1q), (1t), (1w), (1y) | 1.4 Base, (1i), (1j), (1m), (3i), (3l), (3m), (3q), (3s), (3u), (3y), (4f), (4g), (4i), (4j), (4k) | 2.0 Base, (1m), (1q), (1s), (1t), (1w), (1x), (2m), (2q), (2r), (3a), (3b), (3c), (4a), (4b), (4d), (5a), (5b), (5c) | 2.1 Base, (1a), (1b), (1d), (1e), (1f), (2a) | 2.2 Base

Associated Products:
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