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ESB-2014.0689.2 - UPDATE [Cisco] Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance: Access confidential data - Existing account

Date: 09 May 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                              ESB-2014.0689.2
              Cisco ASA Information Disclosure Vulnerability
                                9 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-2181  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-2181

Revision History:  May 9 2014: Fixed product field.
                   May 9 2014: Initial Release

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Cisco Security Notice

Cisco ASA Information Disclosure Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-2181

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2181

Release Date: 2014 May 6 13:00  UTC (GMT)

Last Updated: 2014 May 7 15:17  UTC (GMT)

Related Documents:    

Summary

A vulnerability in the authorization code of Cisco ASA Software could allow an
authenticated, remote attacker to access information stored on the file system
of an affected system.

The vulnerability is due to improper implementation of authorization controls 
when an unprivileged user tries to access files stored on the file system. 
This vulnerability can be exploited after authentication and only if HTTP 
server is enabled. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a 
crafted URL to the affected system. If the Cisco ASA is configured in multiple
context mode, only the user of the admin context will be able to exploit this
vulnerability. An exploit could allow the attacker to access files stored on
the device file system, which may include the running configuration.

Affected Products

Product					More Information	CVSS
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance	CSCun78551		6.8/5.6
(ASA) Software

What Is a Cisco Security Notice?

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) publishes Cisco 
Security Notices to inform customers of low- to mid-level severity security 
issues involving Cisco products.

Customers who wish to upgrade to a software version that includes fixes for 
these issues should contact their normal support channels. Free software 
updates will not be provided for issues that are disclosed through a Cisco 
Security Notice.

For additional information about Cisco PSIRT publications, see the Cisco 
Security Vulnerability Policy at 
http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/psirt/security_vulnerability_policy.html

Customers Using Third-Party Support Organizations

Customers may have Cisco products that are provided or maintained through 
prior or existing agreements with third-party support organizations, such as
Cisco Partners, authorized resellers, or service providers. For these 
products, customers should consult their service providers or support 
organizations to ensure that any applied workaround or fix is the most
appropriate in the intended network before it is deployed.

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