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Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability CVE-2016-6417

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Vulnerability description

A cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability for Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute unwanted actions.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to a lack of CSRF protections by an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to follow a malicious link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to submit arbitrary requests to the affected device via the web browser with the privileges of the user.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Oct 5, 2016
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