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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-40119

A vulnerability in the key-based SSH authentication mechanism of Cisco Policy Suite could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to log in to an affected system as the root user. This vulnerability is due to the re-use of static SSH keys across installations. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by extracting a key from a system under their control. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to log in to an affected system as the root user.
Publish Date : 2021-11-04 Last Update Date : 2021-11-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 798

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-40119

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cisco Policy Suite * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Policy Suite 1

- References For CVE-2021-40119

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-cps-static-key-JmS92hNv
CISCO 20211103 Cisco Policy Suite Static SSH Keys Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-40119

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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