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


Published: 2022-05-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62812

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20777

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc

Description

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. 

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software: 4.0


CPE

External links
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-NFVIS-MUL-7DySRX9


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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