Cisco Network Services (CNS) NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) default password

cisco-nfc-default-password (33861) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Cisco Network Services (CNS) NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) contains a default password. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain administrative privileges on the device and user privileges on the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to cisco-sa-20070425-nfc for workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Cisco Network Services (CNS) NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) Web site: Cisco Netflow Collection Engine - Products & Services - Cisco Systems.
  • cisco-sa-20070425-nfc: Cisco Security Advisory: Default Passwords in NetFlow Collection Engine.
  • BID-23647: Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine Remote Default Account Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2282: Cisco Network Services (CNS) NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) before 6.0 has an nfcuser account with the default password nfcuser, which allows remote attackers to modify the product configuration and, when installed on Linux, obtain login access to the host operating system.
  • OSVDB ID: 35524: Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) nfcuser Default Account
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017960: Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine Default Passwords Let Remote Users Access the System
  • US-CERT VU#127545: Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine contains known default passwords

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 1.0
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 2.0
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 3.0
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 3.5
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 3.6
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 4.0
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 5.0
  • Cisco NetFlow Collection Engine 5.0.3

Reported:

Apr 25, 2007

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