Advisory Details

June 26th, 2017

Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning licensestatus Directory Traversal Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability

ZDI-17-446
ZDI-CAN-4467

CVE ID CVE-2017-6635
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Cisco
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Prime Collaboration Provisioning
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 27316. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files on vulnerable installations of Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the licensestatus.jsp page, which listens on TCP port 443 by default. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to delete any file accessible to the root user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170517-pcp3
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-06-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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