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ESB-2016.0489 - [Cisco] Cisco FirePOWER Management Center: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated

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
Resolution:        None
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1342  

Original Bulletin:

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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:

Affected Products

Vulnerable Products

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.

Fixed Software

When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the 
Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at 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.


Revision History

Version 	Description 		Section Status 	Date 
1.0 		Initial public release 		Final 	2016-February-24

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