Current Description

The syslog-management subsystem in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software allows remote attackers to obtain an administrator password by waiting for an administrator to copy a file, and then (1) sniffing the network for a syslog message or (2) reading a syslog message in a file on a syslog server, aka Bug IDs CSCuq22357 and CSCur41860.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 20, 2014
Last ModifiedDecember 22, 2014
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-200
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.3
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationCiscoAdaptive Security Appliance Software-*******

Vulnerable Software List

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software -


20141219 Cisco ASA Information Leak in Syslog Messages Vulnerability Advisory