Cisco FireSIGHT System Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability CVE-2016-6420
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- 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.
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.
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