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Cisco Firepower Management Center Privilege Escalation Vulnerability CVE-2016-1458

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
8.8
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the web-based GUI of Cisco Firepower Management Center and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) 5500-X Series with FirePOWER Services could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts on the affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the affected device. Successful exploitation could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts configured on the device. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that address this vulnerability are not available.

Risk description
Not available
Recommendation

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Aug 18, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available