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Cisco Bug: CSCum56177 - Cisco UCS C-Series CIMC Man In The Middle Vulnerability

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Aug 06, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco Unified Computing System

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Description (partial)

A vulnerability in the Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) of the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) C-Series Servers could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to to perform a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack against the affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of the SSL certificate used to manage the device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by
using the default SSL certificate to intercept, decrypt, read, and write information between the affected device.

Device configured with default configuration, running an affected version of software.
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