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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Prime Network Registrar System Configuration Protocol
Information Disclosure Vulnerability
17 June 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Prime Network Registrar
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Solaris
VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-1427
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Cisco Security Advisory
Cisco Prime Network Registrar System Configuration Protocol Information
2016 June 16 21:15 GMT
Base - 5.0
No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs:
A vulnerability in the System Configuration Protocol (SCP) core messaging
interface of the Cisco Prime Network Registrar could allow an unauthenticated,
remote attacker to access sensitive data. The attacker could use this
information to conduct additional reconnaissance attacks.
The vulnerability is due to lack of proper authentication controls for SCP
messages. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending specific SCP
protocol messages to the targeted application. An exploit could allow the
attacker to learn sensitive information about the application.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability.
Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.
This advisory is available at the following link:
The following Cisco Prime Network Registrar versions are vulnerable:
Cisco Prime Network Registrar 8.2 versions prior to 188.8.131.52
Cisco Prime Network Registrar 8.3 versions prior to 8.3.2
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
Workarounds are not available.
Cisco provides information about fixed software in Cisco bugs, which are
accessible through the Cisco Bug Search Tool.
When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco
Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and
review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain
sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software
configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If
the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
Exploitation and Public Announcements
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any
public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described
in this advisory.
Version Description Section Status Date
1.0 Initial public release - Final 2016-June-16
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