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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASR 5000 Series Router Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain the SNMP Read-Write Community String on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036298
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1452   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 14 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5000 Series; prior to 19.4 and 20.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASR 5000 Series Routers. A remote user can obtain an SNMP password on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted SNMP query to view the read-write SNMP community string on the target system. This can be exploited to read and modify the device configuration.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz29526 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain the SNMP read-write community string on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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