#VU48456 Path traversal

Published: 2020-11-17 | Updated: 2020-11-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48456

Vulnerability 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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27130


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: Cisco Security Manager
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


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.

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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


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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