Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) FTP server unauthorized access

cisco-wcs-ftp-unauthorized-access (33614) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system. An attacker with knowledge of the default account credentials combined with properties of the FTP server could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized read and write access to arbitrary files on the FTP server or possibly alter system files.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

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-2007-2032: Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) before 4.0.96.0 has a hard-coded FTP username and password for backup operations, which allows remote attackers to read and modify arbitrary files via unspecified vectors related to properties of the FTP server
  • OSVDB ID: 34132: Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) Hardcoded FTP Backup Credentials
  • 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
  • Cisco Wireless Control System 4.0.95

Reported:

Apr 12, 2007

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