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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Access Control Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the cluster management configuration of the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access the APIC as the root user.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to improper implementation of access controls in the APIC filesystem. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the cluster management configuration of the APIC.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Application Policy Infrastructure Controllers running software versions prior to 1.1(1j), 1.0(3o) and 1.0(4o).

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Updates are available

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