Improper access control in Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem

Published: 2020-06-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3245
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU29249

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3245

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in the web application. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request, bypass implemented security restrictions and add user accounts to the configuration of an affected device.


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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem: 7 202001 - 7 2019107

CPE2.3 External links

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.