Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Evolved Programmable Network Manager



Published: 2022-01-24
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-20656
CVE-2022-20657
CWE-ID CWE-22
CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Evolved Programmable Network Manager
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU59959

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20656

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 insufficient input validation of the HTTPS URL by the web-based management interface. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and write arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Prime Infrastructure: 3.0 - 3.9.0

Evolved Programmable Network Manager: 5.0 - 5.1.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-pi-epnm-path-trav-zws324yn

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU59960

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20657

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the web-based management interface. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Prime Infrastructure: 3.0 - 3.9.0

Evolved Programmable Network Manager: 5.0 - 5.1.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-pi-epnm-path-trav-zws324yn

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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.



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