Cisco ASA SSL VPN Functionality Version Information Disclosure (CSCuq65542)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91964


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


According to its version and configuration, the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software on the remote device is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the SSL VPN feature due to improperly returning verbose response data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by requesting a specific URL (/CSCOSSLC/config-auth) via HTTPS, to disclose the software version information.


Apply the relevant patch referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCuq65542.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91964

File Name: cisco_asa_ver_info_disclosure.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 2016/07/06

Updated: 2019/12/04

Dependencies: 42796

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: Services/cisco-ssl-vpn-svr

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