Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Security Manager



Published: 2020-11-17
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2020-27130
CVE-2020-27125
CWE ID CWE-22
CWE-798
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco Security Manager
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

1) Path traversal

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27130

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and download arbitrary files from the system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to full system compromise.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Security Manager: 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7(0), 4.21

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-csm-path-trav-NgeRnqgR
https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvu99995

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

2) Use of hard-coded credentials

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27125

CWE-ID: CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain full access to vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of hard-coded credentials in application code. A remote unauthenticated attacker can access the affected system using the hard-coded credentials.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Security Manager: 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7(0), 4.21

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-csm-rce-8gjUz9fW
https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvu99938

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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