#VU57783 External Control of File Name or Path

Published: 2021-10-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57783

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-34761


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a local user to overwrite arbitrary files.

The vulnerability exists due to incomplete validation of user input for a specific CLI command. A local administrator can overwrite or append arbitrary data to system files.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD):


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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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