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CVE-2015-6420 Detail

Current Description

Serialized-object interfaces in certain Cisco Collaboration and Social Media; Endpoint Clients and Client Software; Network Application, Service, and Acceleration; Network and Content Security Devices; Network Management and Provisioning; Routing and Switching - Enterprise and Service Provider; Unified Computing; Voice and Unified Communications Devices; Video, Streaming, TelePresence, and Transcoding Devices; Wireless; and Cisco Hosted Services products allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted serialized Java object, related to the Apache Commons Collections (ACC) library.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/15/2015      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6420
Original release date:
12/15/2015
Last revised:
12/14/2017
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://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151209-java-deserialization Third Party Advisory External Source CISCO 20151209 Vulnerability in Java Deserialization Affecting Cisco Products
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78872 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 78872
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05376917 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05376917
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/576313 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/576313
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-14 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-14
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-23 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-23

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Deserialization of Untrusted Data (CWE-502)

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