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PIX Firewall Manager Directory Traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to read arbitrary files on the remote host
through the remote web server.

Description :

It is possible to read arbitrary files on this machine by using
relative paths in the URL. This flaw can be used to bypass the
management software's password protection and possibly retrieve
the enable password for the Cisco PIX.

This vulnerability has been assigned Cisco Bug ID: CSCdk39378.

Solution :

Cisco originally recommended upgrading to version 4.1.6b or version
4.2, however the same vulnerability has been found in version 4.3.
Cisco now recommends that you disable the software completely and
migrate to the new PIX Device Manager software.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 691

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Digital Defense Inc.

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