Denial of service in Cisco Aironet Active Sensor

Published: 2019-02-07 15:12:56
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-1675
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]
CWE ID CWE-798
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Cisco Aironet Active Sensor
Vulnerable software versions Cisco Aironet Active Sensor 1.2.5
Vendor URL Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

1) Use of hardcoded credentials

Description

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.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190206-aas-creds