Date: 17 February 2016
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point
Configuration Modification Vulnerability
17 February 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-1334
Comment: AusCERT recommends reviewing access to the web interface as an interm
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Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point Configuration
2016 February 16 14:00 GMT
Base - 5.0
No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs:
A vulnerability in the web interface that is used to update the system time on
Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point devices could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to impact the integrity of a system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-controlled
parameters in HTTP POST requests. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability
by sending an HTTP POST request with crafted user parameters that update the
system time maliciously. An exploit could allow the attacker to impact the
integrity of the system because the user parameters are not properly
Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. There
are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link:
Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Point Release 18.104.22.168 is
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
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 upgrade 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.
Cisco would like to thank security researcher Rijnard van Tonder for finding
and reporting this vulnerability.
Version Description Section Status Date
1.0 Initial public release. Final 2016-February-16
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