#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

CWE-ID: CWE-22

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc

Description

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.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

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

CPE

External links
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-csm-path-trav-NgeRnqgR
https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvu99995


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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