Cisco Integrated Management Controller up to 2.2.1 SSH Module input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Integrated Management Controller up to 2.2.1 and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code of the component SSH Module. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

The SSH module in the Integrated Management Controller (IMC) before 2.3.1 in Cisco Unified Computing System on E-Series blade servers allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IMC hang) via a crafted SSH packet, aka Bug ID CSCuo69206.

The weakness was shared 09/10/2014 with Cisco as 35588 as confirmed vulnerability alert (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-3348 since 05/07/2014. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77759 (Cisco UCS Integrated Management Controller < 2.3(1) DoS (cisco-sa-20140908-ucse)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO.

Upgrading to version 2.2.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (95782), Vulnerability Center (SBV-46098) and Tenable (77759).





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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 77759
Nessus Name: Cisco UCS Integrated Management Controller < 2.3(1) DoS (cisco-sa-20140908-ucse)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Integrated Management Controller 2.2.2


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Advisory: 35588
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-3348 (🔍)

X-Force: 95782
SecurityTracker: 1030813
Vulnerability Center: 46098 - [cisco-sa-20140908-ucse] Cisco Integrated Management Controller in Cisco UCS E-Series Remote DoS Vulnerability via a Crafted SSH Packet - CVE-2014-3348, High
SecurityFocus: 69652 - Cisco Unified Computing System E-Series SSH Packet Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability


Created: 03/26/2015 03:08 PM
Updated: 03/29/2022 07:30 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 03:08 PM (67), 06/06/2017 08:25 AM (5), 03/29/2022 07:25 AM (3), 03/29/2022 07:30 AM (1)
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