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Cisco Bug: CSCuw54673 - PnP trace logs password in clear text to PnP log file

Last Modified

Oct 20, 2015

Products (1)

  • Cisco Application Deployment Engine

Known Affected Releases

3.32B(2)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
PnP trace logs password in clear text to PnP log file:
To device 2015-10-05 19:13:28
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[{pnp,
     [{xmlns,"urn:cisco:pnp"},
      {version,"1.0"},
      {udi,"PID:Unix,VID:,SN:113"},
      {usr,"admin"},
      {pwd,"cisco123"}],
     [{request,
          [{correlator,"CiscoPnP-1.0-322-219-F62B736C-319"},
           {version,"1.0"},
           {xmlns,"urn:cisco:pnp:backoff"}],
          {backoff,[],
              [{reason,[],"take it easy"},
               {callbackAfter,[],
                   [{hours,[],"0"},{minutes,[],"3"},{seconds,[],"30"}]}]}}]}]

<pnp xmlns="urn:cisco:pnp" version="1.0" udi="PID:Unix,VID:,SN:113" usr="admin" pwd="cisco123">
<request correlator="CiscoPnP-1.0-322-219-F62B736C-319" version="1.0" xmlns="urn:cisco:pnp:backoff">
<backoff>
<reason>take it easy</reason>
<callbackAfter>
<hours>0</hours>
<minutes>3</minutes>
<seconds>30</seconds></callbackAfter></backoff></request></pnp>

Password should never be logged in any log file; either remove the password or mask it when logging.

Conditions:
PnP trace logging.
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