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Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager DownloadServlet Information Disclosure (CVE-2013-5487)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2014-0756
Date Published: 13 Mar 2014
Severity: High
Last Updated: 13 Mar 2014
Source: CVE-2013-5487
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75 and above

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager. The vulnerability is due to lack of authentication and insufficient input validation in DownloadServlet when processing HTTP requests. A remote unauthenticated attacker can download arbitrary files from arbitrary locations. This can be leveraged to obtain sensitive information from a target system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R70 / R71 / R75 and above

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager DownloadServlet Information Disclosure protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:

Attack Name:  Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager DownloadServlet Information Disclosure

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