#VU62464 Use of Hard-coded Cryptographic Key

Published: 2022-04-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62464

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20773


Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco Umbrella Virtual Appliance
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to impersonate the virtual appliance.

The vulnerability exists due to the presence of a static SSH host key. A remote attacker can perform a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack on an SSH connection to the Umbrella VA.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Umbrella Virtual Appliance: 3.0.0 - 3.3.1


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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 local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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