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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12230

A vulnerability in the web-based user interface (web UI) of Cisco IOS XE 16.2 could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to elevate their privileges on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to incorrect default permission settings for new users who are created by using the web UI of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using the web UI of the affected software to create a new user and then logging into the web UI as the newly created user. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to elevate their privileges on the affected device. This vulnerability affects Cisco devices that are running a vulnerable release Cisco IOS XE Software, if the HTTP Server feature is enabled for the device. The newly redesigned, web-based administration UI was introduced in the Denali 16.2 Release of Cisco IOS XE Software. This vulnerability does not affect the web-based administration UI in earlier releases of Cisco IOS XE Software. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCuy83062.
Publish Date : 2017-09-28 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 276

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12230

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Ios Xe 1

- References For CVE-2017-12230

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170927-privesc CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039446
SECTRACK 1039446
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101036
BID 101036 Cisco IOS XE Software CVE-2017-12230 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-09-27

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12230

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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