Cisco ASDM Information Disclosure (cisco-sa-asdm-logging-jnLOY422)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156946


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) due to the storage of unencrypted credentials in certain logs. An authenticated, local attacker can exploit this, by accessing the logs on an affected system, to view the credentials of other users of the shared device.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.

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


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCwa07032

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156946

File Name: cisco-sa-asdm-logging-jnLOY422.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 1/21/2022

Updated: 1/24/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-20651


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:cisco:asdm

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-20651


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-asdm-logging-jnLOY422

IAVA: 2022-A-0024

CWE: 532