Advisory Details

November 24th, 2013

Cisco Data Center Network Manager downloadServlet Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-13-256
ZDI-CAN-1768

CVE ID CVE-2013-5487
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Cisco
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Data Center Network Manager
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20130918-dcnm
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-02-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-11-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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