Date: 25 February 2016
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco FirePOWER Management Center Unauthenticated
Information Disclosure Vulnerability
25 February 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco FirePOWER Management Center
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-1342
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Cisco Security Advisory
Cisco FirePOWER Management Center Unauthenticated Information Disclosure
Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20160224-fmc
Published: 2016 February 24 21:00 GMT
Version 1.0: Final
CVSS Score: Base - 5.0
Workarounds: No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs: CSCuy36654 CVE-2016-1342 CWE-200
A vulnerability in the Cisco FirePOWER Management Center could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to obtain information about the Cisco
FirePOWER Management Center software version from the device login page.
The vulnerability is due to verbose output returned when HTML files are
retrieved from the affected system. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability by reading the information disclosed in the help files to
conduct further attacks.
Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability.
Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available.
This advisory is available at the following link:
At the time of this release, Cisco FirePOWER Management Center versions
5.x and 6.0.0.x were vulnerable. Other versions may be also be affected.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
Workarounds are not available.
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 solution.
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-February-24
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