Cisco Common Service Platform Collector Default Password Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1723) Threat Alert

Cisco Common Service Platform Collector Default Password Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1723) Threat Alert

April 29, 2019 | Mina Hao

Overview

Cisco officially released a security advisory, announcing the fix of a vulnerability (CVE-2019-1723) existing in the Cisco Common Service Platform Collector (CSPC).

This vulnerability exists because the affected software has a default account with a fixed password. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to remotely access an affected device by using this account. This account does not have administrative privileges.

Base 9.8 CVSS: 3.0

AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:X/RL:X/RC:X

For details, please click the following link:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190313-cspcscv

Affected Versions

  • Cisco CSPC releases 2.7.x <= 2.7.4.5
  • Cisco CSPC releases 2.8.x < 2.8.1.2

Unaffected Versions

  • Cisco CSPC releases 2.7.4.6
  • Cisco CSPC releases 2.8.1.2

Solution

Cisco has released new versions to fix the preceding vulnerability. Users of the affected versions are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

For the detailed upgrade procedure, refer to the security bulletin at the following link:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190313-cspcscv

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