|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2016-6367
|CWE ID|| CWE-119
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Cisco ASA 5500 Subscribe
Cisco ASA 5500-X Series
Cisco PIX Firewall
|Vendor||Cisco Systems, Inc|
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to cause denial of service or execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the command-line interface (CLI) parser. A local authenticated user can trigger buffer overflow and reload the affected device or execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability will allow a local user to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable system.
The following models of CISCO ASA appliances are affected:
Note: this is a zero-day vulnerability, discovered after security breach of The Equation Group. The exploit code for this vulnerability was publicly exposed and is referred as EPICBANANA Exploit.Mitigation
Update to Cisco ASA Software Releases 8.4.1 and later.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco ASA 5500: 7.2(5), 8.0(5), 8.2(x), 8.3(x), 8.4(x)
Cisco ASA 5500-X Series: 8.6(x)
Cisco PIX Firewall: -CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.