Cisco ASA Cut Through Proxy Authentication Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59227


The remote security device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The remote Cisco ASA is missing a security patch and may be affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. Requesting a resource behind the firewall causes the device to prompt the user for their credentials on a page served over HTTPS. This page contains a session ID.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in the bug details for CSCtx42746.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59227

File Name: cisco_asa_proxy_info_leak.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 5/22/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-0335

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:asa_5500

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASA, Host/Cisco/ASA/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/1/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0335

BID: 53558