Information disclosure in Cisco Email Security Appliance and Cisco Content Security Management Appliance



Published: 2020-08-06
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-3447
CWE ID CWE-532
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco AsyncOS for Cisco Email Security Appliance
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Cisco AsyncOS for Cisco Content Security Management Appliance
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files

Risk: Low

CVSSv3: 3.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3447

CWE-ID: CWE-532 - Information Exposure Through Log Files

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to software stores sensitive information into log files. A remote authenticated attacker can read the log files and gain access to sensitive data.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco AsyncOS for Cisco Email Security Appliance: -, 13.5.0

Cisco AsyncOS for Cisco Content Security Management Appliance: -

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-esa-sma-log-YxQ6g2kG

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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