Use of hard-coded credentials in Cisco vManage



Published: 2022-09-29
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-20844
CWE-ID CWE-798
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco vManage Network Management Software
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Use of hard-coded credentials

EUVDB-ID: #VU67739

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20844

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of hard-coded credentials in authentication mechanism of Cisco Software-Defined Application Visibility and Control (SD-AVC). A remote unauthenticated attacker can view managed device names, SD-AVC logs and SD-AVC DNS server IP addresses.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco vManage Network Management Software: 20.3.4.1 - 20.9


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-sdavc-ZA5fpXX2

Q & A

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