Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software command line interface (CLI) Improper Input Validation Vulnerability

Summary

A vulnerability in the command line interface (CLI) of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with administrative privileges to execute commands on the underlying operating system with root privileges.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Vendor.

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


Details

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by executing a specific CLI command that includes crafted arguments. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute commands on the underlying OS with root privileges.

Vulnerable Systems:

Cisco FTD Software.

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-12694

Disclosure Timeline:

Published Date:10/02/2019