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Cisco Bug: CSCvv86857 - ASA is showing the password of the SXP connection in clear text .

Last Modified

Sep 26, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

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Description (partial)

When we use the "show running-config" command, the password is hidden . however, when we use "the show startup-config" the password is shown in clear text . 

act/pri(config)# sh running-config | in cts
cts sxp default password *****

act/pri(config)# sh startup-config | in cts
cts sxp default password og123

For other key/pass its hidden in both commands such as the failover key 
act/pri(config)# sh running-config | in failover key
failover key *****

act/pri(config)# sh startup-config | in failover key
failover key *****

-  Running any affected version 
-  SXP connection with password is configured .
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