Cisco Data Center Network Manager Path Traversal Vulnerability [CVE-2018-0464]

CVE Number – CVE-2018-0464

A vulnerability in Cisco Data Center Network Manager software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to conduct directory traversal attacks and gain access to sensitive files on the targeted system.

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user requests within the management interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious requests containing directory traversal character sequences within the management interface. An exploit could allow the attacker to view or create arbitrary files on the targeted system.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180828-dcnm-traversal

Affected Products
  • Vulnerable Products

    The vulnerability affects Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) software releases 10.4(2) and prior. Software versions prior to 10.0(1) are not affected.

    Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

    Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory are known to be affected by this vulnerability.

Workarounds
  • There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability. However, a patch is available to correct the vulnerability.

Fixed Releases

This vulnerability was first resolved in Cisco DCNM Software Release 11.0(1).

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Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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