VDB-130242 · CVE-2019-1648 · BID 106719

Cisco SD-WAN Solution Group Configuration access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cisco SD-WAN Solution (Network Management Software) (version unknown). Affected is an unknown function of the component Group Configuration. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A vulnerability in the user group configuration of the Cisco SD-WAN Solution could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain elevated privileges on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a failure to properly validate certain parameters included within the group configuration. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by writing a crafted file to the directory where the user group configuration is located in the underlying operating system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to gain root-level privileges and take full control of the device.

The bug was discovered 01/23/2019. The weakness was disclosed 01/24/2019 as cisco-sa-20190123-sdwan-sol-es as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-1648 since 12/06/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/03/2023). This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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 $0-$5k.

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

The entries 130244, 130243, 130241 and 130240 are pretty similar.






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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12/06/2018 🔍
01/23/2019 +48 days 🔍
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01/25/2019 +1 days 🔍
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Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20190123-sdwan-sol-es
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1648 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106719 - Cisco SD-WAN Solution CVE-2019-1648 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Created: 01/25/2019 08:05 AM
Updated: 07/03/2023 01:34 PM
Changes: 01/25/2019 08:05 AM (61), 05/06/2020 09:21 AM (3), 07/03/2023 01:34 PM (15)
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