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CVE-2008-1246 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** The Cisco PIX/ASA Finesse Operation System 7.1 and 7.2 allows local users to gain privileges by entering characters at the enable prompt, erasing these characters via the Backspace key, and then holding down the Backspace key for one second after erasing the final character. NOTE: third parties, including one who works for the vendor, have been unable to reproduce the flaw unless the enable password is blank.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hackathology.blogspot.com/2008/01/pixasa-finesse-71-72-privilege.html
http://www.gnucitizen.org/projects/router-hacking-challenge/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486938
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486959
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487051
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487579
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489009/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27457
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41129

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:pix_asa_finesse_operation_system:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:pix_asa_finesse_operation_system:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1246
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018