#VU62812 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software

Published: 2022-05-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62812

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 8.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20777


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient guest restrictions in the Next Generation Input/Output (NGIO) feature. A remote user can send an API call and compromise the NFVIS host completely. 

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Vulnerable software versions

Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software: 4.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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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