A vulnerability in the command-line interface (CLI) of Cisco IOS XR Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient data protection of sensitive information. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by issuing specific system commands on the affected device.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must authenticate to a targeted device. This access requirement may reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug IDs CSCuq42336, CSCuq76853, CSCuq76873, and CSCuq45383 for a complete list of affected product versions.
Vulnerable ProductsAt the time this alert was first published, Cisco IOS XR Software Releases 6.0.0 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco IOS XR Software may also be vulnerable.
Products Confirmed Not VulnerableNo other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by these vulnerabilities.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators are advised to allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at email@example.com for assistance.
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.
To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security vulnerability information from Cisco.
Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial Release NA Final 2014-Sep-15
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