The VTY authentication implementation in Cisco IOS XE 03.02.xxSE and 03.03.xxSE incorrectly relies on the Linux-IOS internal-network configuration, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by leveraging access to a 192.168.x.2 source IP address, aka Bug ID CSCuj90227.
Published 2013-12-23 22:55:03
Updated 2017-08-29 01:34:02
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6979

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 64 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6979

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-6979

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
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References for CVE-2013-6979

Products affected by CVE-2013-6979

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