A vulnerability in the web console of Cisco Firepower Management Center could allow an authenticated, local attacker to bypass authentication and access sensitive information.
The vulnerability is due to the use of static credentials by the database on an affected system. An authenticated user who can access the command-line interface (CLI) for an affected system may be able to leverage this vulnerability to access information in the database directly from a local shell.
Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link:
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
Cisco provides information about fixed software in Cisco bugs, which are accessible through the Cisco Bug Search Tool.
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.
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 public release. — Final 2016-October-05
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