Open redirect in Cisco Smart Software Manager Satellite



Published: 2021-01-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-1218
CWE ID CWE-601
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Open redirect

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1218

CWE-ID: CWE-601 - URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.

The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data in the web management interface. A remote authenticated attacker can create a link that leads to a trusted website, however, when clicked, redirects the victim to arbitrary domain.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to perform a phishing attack and steal potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Smart Software Manager Satellite: 5.0

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-cssmor-MDCWkT2x

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.



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