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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1246

** DISPUTED ** The Cisco PIX/ASA Finesse Operation System 7.1 and 7.2 allows local users to gain privileges by entering characters at the enable prompt, erasing these characters via the Backspace key, and then holding down the Backspace key for one second after erasing the final character. NOTE: third parties, including one who works for the vendor, have been unable to reproduce the flaw unless the enable password is blank.
Publish Date : 2008-03-10 Last Update Date : 2009-02-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1246

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Cisco Pix Asa Finesse Operation System 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Cisco Pix Asa Finesse Operation System 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Pix Asa Finesse Operation System 2

- References For CVE-2008-1246

http://www.gnucitizen.org/projects/router-hacking-challenge/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486938
BUGTRAQ 20080124 PIX Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486959
BUGTRAQ 20080124 Re: PIX Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487051
BUGTRAQ 20080125 Re: Re: PIX Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487579
BUGTRAQ 20080205 Re: Re: PIX Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489009/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080301 The Router Hacking Challenge is Over!
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41129
XF cisco-pixasa-privilege-escalation(41129)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27457
BID 27457 Cisco PIX/ASA Enable Login Prompt Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-05
http://hackathology.blogspot.com/2008/01/pixasa-finesse-71-72-privilege.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1246

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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