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Insufficiently Protected Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


A vulnerability in the web UI of Cisco IoT Field Network Director (FND) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to obtain hashes of user passwords on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient protection of user credentials. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by logging in as an administrative user and crafting a call for user information. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain hashes of user passwords on an affected device.

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CWE-522 - Insufficiently Protected Credentials

The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published