Cisco ASA SSL VPN Information Disclosure (CSCuq65542)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79359


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


According to its banner, the version of the Cisco ASA software on the remote device is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the SSL VPN feature. By requesting a specific URL, a remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to obtain software version information which could be used for reconnaissance attacks.

Note that the SSL VPN feature must be enabled for the device to be affected by this vulnerability.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCuq65542.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79359

File Name: cisco-sn-CSCuq65542-asa.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2014/11/20

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/ASA

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3398

BID: 70230