CVE-2018-0375 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Cluster Manager of Cisco Policy Suite before 18.2.0 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to log in to an affected system using the root account, which has default, static user credentials. The vulnerability is due to the presence of undocumented, static user credentials for the root account. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using the account to log in to an affected system. An exploit could allow the attacker to log in to the affected system and execute arbitrary commands as the root user. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvh02680.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104852 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180718-policy-cm-default-psswrd Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-798 Use of Hard-coded Credentials cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0375
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE