Cisco VPN 3000 series concentrators Certificate Management HTML page contains plaintext passwords

cisco-vpn-certificate-passwords (10022) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Cisco VPN 3000 series concentrators could allow a remote attacker, with limited administrative access, to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could view the source code of the Certificate Management Web pages to obtain the unencrypted certificate password.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest software version for your device (3.6(Rel) or later) or (3.5.2 or later), as listed in Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator Multiple Vulnerabilities. See References.

References:

  • CIAC Information Bulletin M-119: Cisco VPN Concentrators and VPN 3002 Client Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • vpn3k-multiple-vuln-pub: Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator Multiple Vulnerabilities.
  • BID-5609: Multiple Cisco VPN 3000 Vulnerabilities
  • BID-5612: Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator Certificate Credential Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1097: Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.2.x, and 3.x before 3.5.2, allows restricted administrators to obtain certificate passwords that are stored in plaintext in the HTML source code for Certificate Management pages.
  • OSVDB ID: 8912: Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator Certificate Management Page HTML Source Certificate Password Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.0
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.5.2.A
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.5.2.B
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.5.2.C
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.5.2.D
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 2.5.2.F
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.0
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.0(Rel)
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.0.3.A
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.0.3.B
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.0.4
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.1
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.1(Rel)
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.1.1
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.1.2
  • Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator 3.5(Rel)
  • Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client

Reported:

Sep 03, 2002

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