CVE-2017-6679 Detail

Current Description

The Cisco Umbrella Virtual Appliance Version 2.0.3 and prior contained an undocumented encrypted remote support tunnel (SSH) which auto initiated from the customer's appliance to Cisco's SSH Hubs in the Umbrella datacenters. These tunnels were primarily leveraged for remote support and allowed for authorized/authenticated personnel from the Cisco Umbrella team to access the appliance remotely and obtain full control without explicit customer approval. To address this vulnerability, the Umbrella Virtual Appliance version 2.1.0 now requires explicit customer approval before an SSH tunnel from the VA to the Cisco terminating server can be established.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101567 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://support.umbrella.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004154423 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.umbrella.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004752143-Virtual-Appliance-Vulnerability-due-to-always-on-SSH-Tunnel-RESOLVED-2017-09-15 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.info-sec.ca/advisories/Cisco-Umbrella.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6679
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.