the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
  Take a third party risk management course for FREE
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4312

Cisco PIX 500 Series Security Appliances and ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances, when running 7.0(x) up to 7.0(5) and 7.1(x) up to 7.1(2.4), and Firewall Services Module (FWSM) 3.1(x) up to 3.1(1.6), causes the EXEC password, local user passwords, and the enable password to be changed to a "non-random value" under certain circumstances, which causes administrators to be locked out and might allow attackers to gain access.
Publish Date : 2006-08-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4312

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 501 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 506 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 515 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 515e * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 520 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 525 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Hardware Cisco Pix Firewall 535 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Cisco Pix Firewall Software 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 501 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 506 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 515 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 515e 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 520 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 525 1
Cisco Pix Firewall 535 1
Cisco Pix Firewall Software 1

- References For CVE-2006-4312
SECTRACK 1016740
OSVDB 28143
VUPEN ADV-2006-3367
BID 19681 Cisco Multiple Firewall Appliances Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-01
SECTRACK 1016738
SECTRACK 1016739
CISCO 20060823 Unintentional Password Modification Vulnerability in Cisco Firewall Products
XF cisco-pix-password-modification(28540)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4312

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

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.