Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Evolved Programmable Network Manager Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

Cisco Prime Infrastructure and Evolved Programmable Network Manager Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Threat Alert

May 31, 2019 | Mina Hao

Overview

On May 15, 2019, local time, Cisco officially released a security advisory, announcing remediation of three critical remote code execution vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1821, CVE-2019-1822, and CVE-2019-1823) in the Cisco Prime Infrastructure (PI) and Evolved Programmable Network Manager (EPN).

These vulnerabilities exist because the software improperly validates user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by uploading a malicious file to the administrative web interface. A successful exploitation allows the attacker to execute code with root privileges on the attacked system.

CVSS:3.0 Base 9.8

AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:X/RL:X/RC:X

For details about these vulnerabilities, please visit the following link:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190515-pi-rce

Affected Versions

  • Cisco PI Software Releases < 3.4.1
  • Cisco PI Software Releases < 3.5
  • Cisco PI Software Releases < 3.6
  • EPN Manager Releases < 3.0.1

Unaffected Versions

  • Cisco PI Software Releases == 3.4.1
  • Cisco PI Software Releases == 3.5
  • Cisco PI Software Releases == 3.6
  • EPN Manager Releases 3.0.1

Solution

Cisco has officially released new versions to patch the vulnerabilities in question. Users are advised to visit the following first link to download patches and update their installation to the latest versions as soon as possible. For how to check software versions, visit the second link:

Reference links:

[1] https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190515-pi-rce#fr

[2] https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190515-pi-rce#vp

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