Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software Command Injection Vulnerability

By GIXnews


A vulnerability in the command line interface (CLI) of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with administrative privileges to execute commands on the underlying operating system with root privileges.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by executing a specific CLI command that includes crafted arguments. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute commands on the underlying OS with root privileges.

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-ftd-cmdinj

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2019-12694

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories