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CVE-2016-6445 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) service of the Cisco Meeting Server (CMS) before 2.0.6 and Acano Server before 1.8.18 and 1.9.x before 1.9.6 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to masquerade as a legitimate user. This vulnerability is due to the XMPP service incorrectly processing a deprecated authentication scheme. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to access the system as another user.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161012-msc Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93517
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037000

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6445
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/29/2017
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.