Command execution in Cisco D9800 Network Transport Receiver

Published: 2018-01-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-0099
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
D9800 Network Transport Receiver
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) OS command injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU10114

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/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-2018-0099

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No


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

The weakness exists in the web management GUI of the Cisco D9800 Network Transport Receiver due to insufficient input validation of GUI command arguments. A remote attacker can inject specially crafted arguments into a vulnerable GUI command and execute commands on the underlying BusyBox operating system with elevated privileges.


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Vulnerable software versions

D9800 Network Transport Receiver: All versions

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.