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Cisco Application-Hosting Framework Directory Traversal Vulnerability CVE-2017-3851

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
7.5
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the web framework code of the Cisco application-hosting framework (CAF) component of the Cisco IOx application environment could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to read any file from the CAF in the virtual instance running on the affected device.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted requests to the CAF web interface. The impacts of a successful exploit are limited to the scope of the virtual instance and do not impact the router that is hosting Cisco IOx.

Recommendation

Update to version 1.2.4.2

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Mar 22, 2017
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available