#VU51976 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Published: 2021-04-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU51976

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1137


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco SD-WAN vManage
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in the user management function, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco SD-WAN vManage: 18.4, 19.2, 19.3, 20.1, 20.3.0, 20.4.0


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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