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Cisco Bug: CSCua89647 - CSM: IPS Updates Downloads via HTTP GET with Basic Auth (Cleartext)

Last Modified

Nov 10, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco Security Manager

Known Affected Releases

4.0(1) 4.1(0) 4.2(0) 4.3(0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
During automatic signature update for IPS, after connecting to the Cisco website using https, CSM is redirected to the download server using plain http 
(as expected and documented), but authentication is performed again, and the CSM sends cisco.com user credentials in clear text.

Conditions:
CSM configured for automatic update for IPS
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