The Cisco ASA and PIX firewalls contain an authentication bypass vulnerability. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the internal network or firewall.
The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) is firewall that includes routing and intrusion prevention system (IPS) features. The Cisco PIX is a stateful firewall. The Cisco ASA and PIX firewalls include the ability to use LDAP and AAA servers to authenticate remote users or terminate VPN connections.
Per Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20070502-asa:
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain access to internal resources, or gain direct access to the firewall.
Upgrade Cisco has released an update to address this vulnerability. See the Software Versions and Fixes section of Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20070502-asa for more details.
Thanks to Cisco for information that used in this report.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
|Date First Published:||2007-05-02|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-06-15 11:43 UTC|