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Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the web framework of the Cisco Firepower Management Center running on Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow authenticated, remote attackers to elevate privileges to access data outside their roles.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to improper authorization checks for authenticated users of the system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the affected web page.

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.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)