Cisco IoT Field Network Director Unprotected Storage of Credentials Vulnerability

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.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-FND-PWH-yCA6M7p

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2020-26079

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Here is a list of the parameters and their descriptions.

Update the default Change Guardian Policy Repository e-mail integrator.

–admin-account=<admin_account> The admin account for your

Sentinel integration.

–admin-password=<admin_account_password> The password matching the given

admin account.

–mail-host=<SMTP_hostname> The hostname/IP address of your

SMTP server.

–mail-port=<SMTP_port> The port over which to connect

[optional].

–mail-from=<e-mail_address> The e-mail address from which

mail should be sent.

–mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> The account to use to

authenticate with SMTP server.

–mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password> The password matching the given

SMTP account.

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  • Ensure that every parameter is filled out including the mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> and –mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password>. Even if your environment does not require authentication to submit to the SMTP server this value is required and can be any valid user account.

Here is a list of the parameters and their descriptions.

Update the default Change Guardian Policy Repository e-mail integrator.

–admin-account=<admin_account> The admin account for your

Sentinel integration.

–admin-password=<admin_account_password> The password matching the given

admin account.

–mail-host=<SMTP_hostname> The hostname/IP address of your

SMTP server.

–mail-port=<SMTP_port> The port over which to connect

[optional].

–mail-from=<e-mail_address> The e-mail address from which

mail should be sent.

–mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> The account to use to

authenticate with SMTP server.

–mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password> The password matching the given

SMTP account.

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  • Ensure that every parameter is filled out including the mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> and –mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password>. Even if your environment does not require authentication to submit to the SMTP server this value is required and can be any valid user account.

Here is a list of the parameters and their descriptions.

Update the default Change Guardian Policy Repository e-mail integrator.

–admin-account=<admin_account> The admin account for your

Sentinel integration.

–admin-password=<admin_account_password> The password matching the given

admin account.

–mail-host=<SMTP_hostname> The hostname/IP address of your

SMTP server.

–mail-port=<SMTP_port> The port over which to connect

[optional].

–mail-from=<e-mail_address> The e-mail address from which

mail should be sent.

–mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> The account to use to

authenticate with SMTP server.

–mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password> The password matching the given

SMTP account.

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  • Ensure that every parameter is filled out including the mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> and –mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password>. Even if your environment does not require authentication to submit to the SMTP server this value is required and can be any valid user account.

Here is a list of the parameters and their descriptions.

Update the default Change Guardian Policy Repository e-mail integrator.

–admin-account=<admin_account> The admin account for your

Sentinel integration.

–admin-password=<admin_account_password> The password matching the given

admin account.

–mail-host=<SMTP_hostname> The hostname/IP address of your

SMTP server.

–mail-port=<SMTP_port> The port over which to connect

[optional].

–mail-from=<e-mail_address> The e-mail address from which

mail should be sent.

–mail-user=<e-mail_auth_account> The account to use to

authenticate with SMTP server.

–mail-password=<e-mail_auth_password> The password matching the given

SMTP account.

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