VDB-124844 · CVE-2018-0448 · BID 105502

Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center Identity Management Request inadequate encryption

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center (affected version not known) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Identity Management. The manipulation as part of a Request leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-326. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A vulnerability in the identity management service of Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass authentication and take complete control of identity management functions. The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions for critical management functions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a valid identity management request to the affected system. An exploit could allow the attacker to view and make unauthorized modifications to existing system users as well as create new users.

The bug was discovered 10/03/2018. The weakness was shared 10/05/2018 with Cisco as cisco-sa-20181003-dna-auth-byp as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-0448 since 11/26/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Weak encryption
CWE: CWE-326
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tools.cisco.com

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11/26/2017 🔍
10/03/2018 +310 days 🔍
10/03/2018 +0 days 🔍
10/05/2018 +1 days 🔍
10/05/2018 +0 days 🔍
10/06/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/30/2020 +541 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20181003-dna-auth-byp
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-0448 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 105502 - Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center CVE-2018-0448 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 10/06/2018 07:49 AM
Updated: 03/30/2020 09:43 AM
Changes: (4) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_company_name source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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