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Cisco Bug: CSCvv18815 - Wrong password is used to pull External Feed in Cisco Feed Format when authentication enabled.

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Aug 24, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Web Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

11.8.0-453 11.8.1-023

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Symptom:
WSA is able to pull the feed file successfully when external URL category configured for the first time. As soon as changes are submitted and committed, WSA is using different password to pull feed file and all further attempts to get file will be failing with error "Warning: Protocol Error: 'Authentication failed due to invalid credentials'".

Conditions:
- External URL Category configured using "Category Type: External Live Feed Category" and "Feed File Location: Cisco Feed Format" with authentication.
- Basic authentication enabled on local web server.
- Optionally, "Auto Update the Feed:" feature enabled to pull the feed file periodically
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