19 November 2014
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2014.2168 Cisco IOS DLSw Information Disclosure Vulnerability 19 November 2014 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Cisco IOS Publisher: Cisco Systems Operating System: Cisco Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2014-7992 Original Bulletin: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-7992 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Cisco Security Notice Cisco IOS DLSw Information Disclosure Vulnerability http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-7992 CVE ID: CVE-2014-7992 Release Date: 2014 November 17 17:58 UTC (GMT) Last Updated: 2014 November 18 19:13 UTC (GMT) Summary A vulnerability in the DLSw feature of Cisco IOS could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to extract information from previously processed packets. The vulnerability is due to the lack of initialization of packet buffers. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by connecting to the DLSw port (TCP/2067). An exploit could allow the attacker to extract potentially sensitive information, including clear-text passwords and SNMP community strings from previously processed packets. This vulnerability was reported to Cisco by Tate Hansen and John McLeod of FishNet Security, and Kyle Rainey. Affected Products Product More Information CVSS IOS CSCur14014 5.0/4.1 What Is a Cisco Security Notice? The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) publishes Cisco Security Notices to inform customers of low- to mid-level severity security issues involving Cisco products. Customers who wish to upgrade to a software version that includes fixes for these issues should contact their normal support channels. Free software updates will not be provided for issues that are disclosed through a Cisco Security Notice. 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