#VU24159 Improper Authorization

Published: 2020-01-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU24159

Vulnerability risk: Medium

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-15255


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco Identity Services Engine
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a remote user to bypass authorization and access sensitive information related to the device.

The vulnerability exists in the web-based management interface due to the affected software fails to sanitize URLs before it handles requests. A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Identity Services Engine: 2.2


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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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