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Cisco ASA Input Validation File Injection Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20161116-asa) CVE-2016-6461

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
5.9
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the HTTP web-based management interface of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to inject arbitrary XML commands on the affected system.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to improper user input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting XML input into the affected fields of the web interface. An exploit could allow the attacker to impact the integrity of the device data.

Recommendation

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Nov 19, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available