Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) web UI Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command (‘OS Command Injection’) Vulnerability

Summary

A vulnerability in the web UI of the Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to inject arbitrary commands that are executed with the privileges of the root user of the underlying operating system.

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The original article can be found at: https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20191002-fmc-com-inj

 


Details

The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input to the web UI. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted input in the web UI. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the device with full root privileges.

Vulnerable Systems:

This vulnerability affects Cisco FMC Software.

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-12690

Disclosure Timeline:

Published Date:10/02/2019