Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) Software Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory (‘Path Traversal’) Vulnerability
A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to perform a directory traversal attack on an affected device.
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The original article can be found at: https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20191002-fmc-dir-trav
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation by the web-based management interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the web-based management interface. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to bypass Cisco FMC Software security restrictions and gain access to the underlying filesystem of the affected device.
This vulnerability affects Cisco FMC Software.