A vulnerability in the web-based user interface (Web UI) of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute commands on the underlying Linux shell of an affected device with root privileges. The vulnerability occurs because the affected software improperly sanitizes user-supplied input. An attacker who has valid administrator access to an affected device could exploit this vulnerability by supplying a crafted input parameter on a form in the Web UI and then submitting that form. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to run arbitrary commands on the device with root privileges, which may lead to complete system compromise.
Published 2019-05-13 20:29:03
Updated 2019-05-15 15:09:00
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-1862

0.35%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 72 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-1862

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
Cisco Systems, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2019-1862

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2019-1862

Products affected by CVE-2019-1862

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