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CVE-2016-9212 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Decrypt for End-User Notification configuration parameter of Cisco AsyncOS Software for Cisco Web Security Appliances could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to connect to a secure website over Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS), even if the WSA is configured to block connections to the website. Affected Products: This vulnerability affects Cisco Web Security Appliances if the HTTPS decryption options are enabled and configured for the device to block connections to certain websites. More Information: CSCvb49012. Known Affected Releases: 9.0.1-162 9.1.1-074.

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/94774 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037410 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161207-wsa1 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:web_security_appliance:9.0.1-162:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:web_security_appliance:9.1.1-074:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9212
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2016