Cisco Firepower Management Center Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

By GIXnews


A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system of an affected device.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious commands to the web-based management interface of an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system of the affected device.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20191002-fmc-rce-12689

This advisory is part of the October 2019 Cisco ASA, FMC, and FTD Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication, which includes 10 Cisco Security Advisories that describe 18 vulnerabilities. For a complete list of the advisories and links to them, see Cisco Event Response: October 2019 Cisco ASA, FMC, and FTD Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication.

Security Impact Rating: High

CVE: CVE-2019-12689

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories