Cisco Email Security Appliance Information Disclosure (cisco-sa-esa-sma-info-disclo-VOu2GHbZ)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147146
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Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the web-based management interface of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA) due to confidential information being included in HTTP requests that are exchanged between the user and the device. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by looking at the raw HTTP requests that are sent to the interface, to disclose some of the passwords that are configured throughout the interface.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue or the host configuration but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvw39308

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?365a1f2d

https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvw39308

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147146

File Name: cisco-sa-esa-info-disclo-VOu2GHbZ.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/5/2021

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: cisco_esa_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1425

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:email_security_appliance_(esa)

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Email Security Appliance/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1425

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvw39308

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-esa-sma-info-disclo-VOu2GHbZ

IAVA: 2021-A-0116-S

CWE: 201