Command execution in Cisco Firepower 4100 Series NGFW and Firepower 9300 Security Appliance

Published: 2017-11-02 12:19:30
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 4.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 7.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-12277
CWE ID CWE-77
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Cisco Firepower 9300 Security Appliance
Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall
Vulnerable software versions Cisco Firepower 9300 Security Appliance 2.0.1
Cisco Firepower 9300 Security Appliance 1.1.4
Cisco Firepower 9300 Security Appliance 1.1.3
Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall 2.0.1
Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall 1.1.4
Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall 1.1.3
Vendor URL Cisco Systems, Inc
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Command injection

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

The weakness exists in the Smart Licensing Manager service of the Cisco Firepower 4100 Series Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Firepower 9300 Security Appliance due to insufficient input validation of certain Smart Licensing configuration parameters. A remote attacker can configure a malicious URLand execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website (1.1.4.175, 2.0.1.135).

External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171101-fpwr

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