Cisco Data Center Network Manager fileUploadServlet Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-13-255: November 24th, 2013
Data Center Network Manager
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Cisco Data Center Network Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the FileUploadServlet. Multiple arguments of a multipart form request are vulnerable to directory traversal attacks. A remote attacker can abuse this to execute remote code under the context of the SYSTEM user.
Vendor ResponseCisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2013-11-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod