A vulnerability in session identification management functionality of the web-based management interface for Cisco Firepower Management Center and Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to hijack a valid user session.
The vulnerability exists because the affected application does not assign a new session identifier to a user session when a user authenticates to the application. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using a hijacked session identifier to connect to the application through the web-based management interface. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to hijack an authenticated user’s browser session.
Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
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There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
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When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to regularly consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts page, to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
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.
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Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial public release. — Final 2016-September-07
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