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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147147
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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the web-based management interface of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Content Security Management Appliance (SMA) 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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147147

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

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/5/2021

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: cisco_sma_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1425


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


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


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:/h:cisco:content_security_management_appliance

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Content Security Management Appliance

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

IAVA: 2021-A-0116-S

CWE: 201