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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-1889

A vulnerability in the REST API for software device management in Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to escalate privileges to root on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to incomplete validation and error checking for the file path when specific software is uploaded. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading malicious software using the REST API. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to escalate their privilege level to root. The attacker would need to have the administrator role on the device.
Publish Date : 2019-07-04 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 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-1889

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller 4.1(1j) Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller 1

- References For CVE-2019-1889

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190703-ccapic-restapi
CISCO 20190703 Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller REST API Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-1889

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


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