Cisco Data Center Network Manager downloadServlet Remote Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-13-256: 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 DownloadServlet. Without prior authentication, an attacker could invoke the DownloadServlet to disclose an arbitrary file from the file system. With this information, a remote attacker could abuse this to execute arbitrary code against the target server.
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