Input validation error in Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software



Published: 2019-08-08 | Updated: 2019-08-20
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1959
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU20327

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1959

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to read arbitrary files on the underlying operating system (OS) of an affected device.

The vulnerability exists due to the improper input validation of arguments used with a vulnerable CLI command. A local authenticated attacker can use a specially crafted argument during the execution of an affected command and read arbitrary files on the underlying OS.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software: before 3.11.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190807-nfv-read

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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