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Cisco UCS Device: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') (CVE-2018-0431)

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Cisco UCS Device: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') (CVE-2018-0431)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/05/2018
Created
09/26/2019
Added
09/25/2019
Modified
09/25/2019

Description

A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to inject and execute arbitrary commands with root privileges on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of command input by the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted commands to the web-based management interface of the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to inject and execute arbitrary, system-level commands with root privileges on an affected device.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-ucs-update-latest

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