Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Security Products

Number: AV15-055
Date: 25 June 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Web Security Virtual Appliance (WSAv), Cisco Email Security Virtual Appliance (ESAv), and Cisco Security Management Virtual Appliance (SMAv).

Assessment

Cisco has released software updates that will address the following vulnerabilities:

  1. Default Authorized SSH Key Vulnerability
  2. Default SSH Host Keys Vulnerability

CVE References: CVE-2015-4216, CVE-2015-4217

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators identify their affected assets and potential interdependencies with their organization’s critical services, and follow their patch management process accordingly.

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150625-ironport

Note to Readers

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http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

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