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Cisco ASA Local Path Inclusion Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Cisco ASA is prone to a local path inclusion vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability in the function that exports environment variables of Cisco ASA Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to inject a malicious library and take complete control of the system. The vulnerability is due to improper setting of the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by copying a malicious library onto the affected system's external memory and triggering a reload of the system. An exploit could allow the attacker to force the affected system to load a malicious library and access the underlying Linux OS, which could lead to a full compromise of the system.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Version 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 and 8.7

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Apply the appropriate updates from Cisco.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)