Multiple vulnerabilities in the web-based management interface of Cisco Intersight Virtual Appliance could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to conduct a path traversal or command injection attack on an affected system. These vulnerabilities are due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by using the web-based management interface to do one or both of the following: Execute a command using crafted input Upload a file that has been altered using path traversal techniques A successful exploit could allow the attacker to read and write arbitrary files or execute arbitrary commands as root on an affected system. For more information about these vulnerabilities, see the Details section of this advisory.
Published 2021-07-22 16:15:09
Updated 2022-10-24 20:15:21
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-1618

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-1618

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
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
1.2
5.2
Cisco Systems, Inc.
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-1618

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that should be within a restricted directory, but it does not properly neutralize absolute path sequences such as "/abs/path" that can resolve to a location that is outside of that directory.
    Assigned by: ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)
  • The product constructs all or part of an OS command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended OS command when it is sent to a downstream component.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2021-1618

Products affected by CVE-2021-1618

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