Information disclosure in Cisco UCS Director

Published: 2020-01-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-16003
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco UCS Director
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Risk: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16003

CWE-ID: CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to download system log files from the target device.

The vulnerability exists due to an issue in the authentication logic of the web-based management interface. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request and download log files if they were previously generated by an administrator.


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Vulnerable software versions

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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