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Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability CVE-2016-6420

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
6.5
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the web framework of the Cisco Firepower Management Center running on Cisco FireSIGHT System Software could allow authenticated, remote attackers to elevate privileges to access data outside their roles.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to improper authorization checks for authenticated users of the system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the affected web page. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to access sensitive information for which they are not authorized by the Firepower Management Center.

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
Oct 5, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available