Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) password information disclosure

cisco-wcs-password-information-disclosure (33606) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a vulnerability regarding unprotected passwords on certain directories. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to point locations and other sensitive information about the network stored in the WCS database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to cisco-sa-20070412-wcs for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • cisco-sa-20070412-wcs: Cisco Security Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in the Cisco Wireless Control System.
  • BID-23460: Cisco Wireless Control System Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2035: Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) before 4.0.66.0 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to obtain network organization data via a direct request for files in certain directories, aka Bug ID CSCsg04301.
  • OSVDB ID: 34131: Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) Direct Request Arbitrary File Access
  • SA24865: Cisco Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017907: Cisco Wireless Control System Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Wireless Control System 4.0.95

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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