Detects 'Authentication Bypass' vulnerability in Cisco IOS affects v. 11.3 to 12.2.
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Cisco IOS is a popular product used by many organizations for routing and switching. This operating system is developed by Cisco Systems for their networking equipment. It is designed to provide a highly secure and reliable network infrastructure to ensure seamless communication between devices. Cisco IOS is used in various industries such as finance, healthcare, telecommunications, and government agencies.
The CVE-2001-0537 vulnerability is a significant security flaw that was detected in the Cisco IOS operating system version 11.3 to 12.2. This vulnerability allows attackers to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by specifying a high level of access in the URL. This allows them to gain access to the system without proper authorization and execute malicious code.
The exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to dire consequences for the victim organization. Attackers can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, launch denial-of-service attacks, and disrupt the network infrastructure. This can have serious consequences, including financial losses, reputational damage, and loss of customer trust. It can also result in regulatory non-compliance, leading to legal penalties and fines.
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- securityfocus.com: 20010629 Re: Cisco Security Advisory: IOS HTTP authorization vulnerability
- cisco.com: 20010627 IOS HTTP authorization vulnerability
- securityfocus.com: 20010702 ios-http-auth.sh
- securityfocus.com: 20010702 Cisco IOS HTTP Configuration Exploit
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- ciac.org: L-106
- securityfocus.com: 2936
- exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com: cisco-ios-admin-access(6749)