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Cisco Bug: CSCur41673 - ISE 1.2 - Unauthenticated Backup Password retrieval

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Jun 09, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 3300 Series Appliances

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Description (partial)

A vulnerability in the periodic backup functionality of Cisco Identity Server Engine (ISE) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to
capture the password used to encrypt the backup.
The vulnerability is due to improper processing of a specific client request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting a request
designed to trigger the issue, causing the ISE to generate a reply that contains the backup password.

Cisco ISE devices running an affected version of ISE software and configured to perform periodic backups.
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