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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6298

The admin web interface in Cisco AsyncOS 8.x before 8.0.8-113, 8.1.x and 8.5.x before 8.5.3-051, 8.6.x and 8.7.x before 8.7.0-171-LD, and 8.8.x before 8.8.0-085 on Web Security Appliance (WSA) devices allows remote authenticated users to obtain root privileges via crafted certificate-generation arguments, aka Bug ID CSCus83445.
Publish Date : 2015-11-06 Last Update Date : 2016-12-07
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- 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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6298

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cisco Web Security Appliance 8.5.0-497 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Web Security Appliance 1

- References For CVE-2015-6298
CISCO 20151104 Cisco Web Security Appliance Certificate Generation Command Injection Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1034059

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6298

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