Denial of service in Cisco Aironet Active Sensor

Published: 2019-02-07
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-1675
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Cisco Aironet Active Sensor Subscribe
Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Use of hardcoded credentials

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1675

CWE-ID: CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists in the default configuration due to a default local account with a static password. A remote attacker can guess the account name and password to access the CLI, reboot the device repeatedly, creating a denial of service (DoS) condition.


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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Aironet Active Sensor: 1.2.5

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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