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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2282

Original release date: 04/26/2007
Last revised: 09/12/2013


Cisco Network Services (CNS) NetFlow Collection Engine (NFC) before 6.0 has an nfcuser account with the default password nfcuser, which allows remote attackers to modify the product configuration and, when installed on Linux, obtain login access to the host operating system.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


The vendor has addressed this issue through the update 6.0.0 of the NetFlow Collection Engine.

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External Source: CISCO
Name: 20070425 Default Passwords in NetFlow Collection Engine
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#127545
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35524
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017960
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1545
External Source: XF
Name: cisco-nfc-default-password(33861)
External Source: BID
Name: 23647

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