Cisco Firepower System Software Snort Detection Engine Server Message Block input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Firepower System Software (Firewall Software) (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part of the component Snort Detection Engine. The manipulation as part of a Server Message Block leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 11/15/2017. The weakness was published 11/16/2017 by Cisco. with Cisco as cisco-sa-20171115-firepower2 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-12300 since 08/03/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/23/2021).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 101862).

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Vendor: https://www.cisco.com/

Advisory: cisco-sa-20171115-firepower2
Researcher: Cisco.
Organization: Cisco
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-12300 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 101862 - Cisco Firepower System Software CVE-2017-12300 Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 11/16/2017 05:43 PM
Updated: 01/23/2021 07:07 PM
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