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CVE-2016-6460 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the FTP Representational State Transfer Application Programming Interface (REST API) for Cisco Firepower System Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass FTP malware detection rules and download malware over an FTP connection. Cisco Firepower System Software is affected when the device has a file policy with malware block configured for FTP connections. More Information: CSCuv36188 CSCuy91156. Known Affected Releases: 5.4.0.2 5.4.1.1 5.4.1.6 6.0.0 6.1.0 6.2.0. Known Fixed Releases: 6.0.0.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94359 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161116-fss Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • 7PK - Security Features (CWE-254)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:5.4.0.2
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 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:5.4.1.1
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 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:5.4.1.6
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 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:6.0.0
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 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:6.1.0
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 cpe:/a:cisco:firesight_system_software:6.2.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6460
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2016