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Cisco Small Business Switches Secure Shell Downgrade weak authentication

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
5.5 $5k-$25k

A vulnerability was found in Cisco Small Business Switches. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some processing of the component Secure Shell. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability (Downgrade). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 05/03/2019 as cisco-sa-20190501-scbv as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at tools.cisco.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-1859 since 12/06/2018. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/03/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.5
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Class: Weak authentication / Downgrade (CWE-287)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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0-Day Time: ?12/06/2018 CVE assigned
05/03/2019 +148 days Advisory disclosed
05/03/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/03/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: cisco-sa-20190501-scbv
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1859 (?)

Created: 05/03/2019 09:56 PM
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