Cisco SD-WAN Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in Cisco SD-WAN Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to elevate privileges to root on the underlying operating system.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to a utility that is running on an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to gain 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-vepescm-BjgQm4vJ

Security Impact Rating: High

CVE: CVE-2020-3593

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories