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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Application Velocity System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Application Velocity System Default Password Lets Remote Users Access the System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019259
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0029   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 23 2008
Impact:   Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.1.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Application Velocity System. A remote user can access the target system.

The system does not prompt users to modify system account default passwords during the initial configuration process. A remote user with knowledge of the accounts and credentials can access the accounts. Some of the accounts have root level privileges.

Cisco has assigned Cisco Bug ID CSCsd94732 to this vulnerability.

Cisco discovered this vulnerability through internal testing.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target system with administrative privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.1.0), available for the AVS 3120, 3180, and 3180A systems.

A workaround for the AVS 3110 is described in the Cisco advisory.

The Cisco advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error

Message History:   None.

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