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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Unified Computing System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Unified Computing System BMC Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Bypass Additional Authentication
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029084
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029084
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4078   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 25 2013
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Unified Computing System. A remote authenticated user can bypass additional authentication.

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) and use SSH port forwarding to bypass additional authentication and gain elevated privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCtg17656 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can bypass additional authentication to gain elevated privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2012-4078

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2012-4078 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error

Message History:   None.


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