#VU62344 Improper Privilege Management


Published: 2022-04-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62344

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20739

CWE-ID: CWE-269

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to a file leveraged by a root user is executed when a low-privileged user runs specific commands. A local user can inject arbitrary commands to a specific file, then wait until an admin user executes specific commands and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco SD-WAN vManage: 18.3 - 20.7


CPE

External links
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-sdwan-privesc-vman-tEJFpBSL


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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