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Cisco Firepower Management Center Privilege Escalation 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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the web-based GUI of Cisco Firepower Management Center and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) 5500-X Series with FirePOWER Services could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts on the affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the affected device. Successful exploitation could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts configured on the device. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

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