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CVE-1999-1100 Detail

Description

Cisco PIX Private Link 4.1.6 and earlier does not properly process certain commands in the configuration file, which reduces the effective key length of the DES key to 48 bits instead of 56 bits, which makes it easier for an attacker to find the proper key via a brute force attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1100
Original release date:
12/31/1999
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/i-056.shtml External Source CIAC I-056
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/770/pixkey-pub.shtml Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CISCO 19980616 PIX Private Link Key Processing and Cryptography Issues
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1579 External Source XF cisco-pix-parse-error(1579)

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