Cisco CBOS 2.0.1/2.4.2ap Configuration Utility privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in Cisco CBOS 2.0.1/2.4.2ap and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Configuration Utility. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

Web-based configuration utility in Cisco 600 series routers running CBOS 2.0.1 through 2.4.2ap binds itself to port 80 even when web-based configuration services are disabled, which could leave the router open to attack.

The weakness was disclosed 08/31/2001 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2001-1065. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as functional.

Proper firewalling of tcp/80 is able to address this issue.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (7027). The entry 17301 is pretty similar.




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VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Functional
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Recommended: Firewall
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08/31/2001 🔍
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07/08/2014 +4694 days 🔍
06/04/2018 +1427 days 🔍



Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2001-1065 (🔍)
X-Force: 7027 - Cisco CBOS Web-based configuration utility binds to port 80 by default
SecurityFocus: 10054

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Created: 07/08/2014 05:27 PM
Updated: 06/04/2018 08:31 AM
Changes: (2) advisory_url source_securityfocus
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