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Cisco Prime Infrastructure Privilege Escalation API Vulnerability CVE-2016-1290

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
8.1
Vulnerability description

A vulnerability in the web application programming interface (API) of Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Cisco Evolved Programmable Network Manager (EPNM) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to improper role-based access control (RBAC) when an unexpected HTTP URL request is received that does not match an expected pattern filter. n attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request with a modified URL to bypass RBAC settings. An exploit could allow the attacker to gain elevated privileges for the application and gain unauthorized access to data.

Recommendation

Update to Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.0.3 or newer

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Apr 6, 2016
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available