Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/27/2016 12:36:05 AM

CVE Publication rate: 21.13

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.72
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3457

Original release date: 09/29/2009
Last revised: 10/01/2009


Cisco ACE XML Gateway (AXG) and ACE Web Application Firewall (WAF) before 6.1 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via an HTTP request that lacks a handler, as demonstrated by (1) an OPTIONS request or (2) a crafted GET request, leading to a Message-handling Errors message containing a certain client intranet IP address, aka Bug ID CSCtb82159.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2778
External Source: BID
Name: 36522
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20090925 Unmatched Request Discloses Client Internal IP Address
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.brainoverflow.org/advisories/cisco_ace_xml_gw_ip_disclosure.txt
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20090924 Cisco ACE XML Gateway <= 6.0 Internal IP disclosure
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090925 Cisco ACE XML Gateway <= 6.0 Internal IP disclosure
External Source: XF
Name: cisco-ace-ipaddress-info-disclosure(53482)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022949

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)