Cisco ATA-186 Web interface could reveal sensitive information

cisco-ata-reveal-info (9056) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

A remote attacker could submit an HTTP POST request consisting of one byte to the ATA-186 Web interface to cause sensitive configuration information to be disclosed, which would include the administrative password.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the appropriate fixed software version, as listed in Cisco Security Advisory: ATA-186 Password Disclosure Vulnerability. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 09 2002 - 12:30:11 CDT: Cisco ATA-186 admin password can be trivially circumvented.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. Security Advisory, 2004 March 29 01:00 GMT: ATA-186 Password Disclosure Vulnerability.
  • BID-4711: Cisco ATA-186 HTTP Device Configuration Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-4712: Cisco ATA-186 Web Administration Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0769: The web-based configuration interface for the Cisco ATA 186 Analog Telephone Adaptor allows remote attackers to bypass authentication via an HTTP POST request with a single byte, which allows the attackers to (1) obtain the password from the login screen, or (2) reconfigure the adaptor by modifying certain request parameters.

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco ATA-186

Reported:

May 09, 2002

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