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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-9492

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The Comcast firmware on Cisco DPC3939 (firmware version dpc3939-P20-18-v303r20421733-160420a-CMCST); Cisco DPC3939 (firmware version dpc3939-P20-18-v303r20421746-170221a-CMCST); Cisco DPC3939B (firmware version dpc3939b-v303r204217-150321a-CMCST); Cisco DPC3941T (firmware version DPC3941_2.5s3_PROD_sey); and Arris TG1682G (eMTA&DOCSIS version 10.0.132.SIP.PC20.CT, software version TG1682_2.2p7s2_PROD_sey) devices does not include the HTTPOnly flag in a Set-Cookie header for administration applications, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information via script access to cookies.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published