Remote code execution in Cisco Firepower Device Manager On-Box Software



Published: 2021-07-22
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-1518
CWE ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco Firepower Device Manager On-Box
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1518

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the REST API. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Firepower Device Manager On-Box: 6.3.0, 6.4.0, 6.5.0, 6.6.0, 6.7.0

CPE External links

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-fdm-rce-Rx6vVurq

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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