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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2007-5550

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

Unspecified vulnerability in Cisco IOS allows remote attackers to obtain the IOS version via unspecified vectors involving a "common network service", aka PSIRT-1255024833. NOTE: as of 20071016, the only disclosure is a vague pre-advisory with no actionable information. However, since it is from a well-known researcher, it is being assigned a CVE identifier for tracking purposes.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published