VDB-136034 · CVE-2019-1861 · BID 108622

Cisco Industrial Network Director Software Update input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Industrial Network Director (the affected version unknown). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Software Update. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A vulnerability in the software update feature of Cisco Industrial Network Director could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of files uploaded to the affected application. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the affected system using administrator privileges and uploading an arbitrary file. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

The weakness was shared 06/05/2019 as cisco-sa-20190605-ind-rce as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2019-1861 since 12/06/2018. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/28/2023).

The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371824 (Cisco Industrial Network Director Remote Code Execution Vulnerability(cisco-sa-20190605-ind-rce)).

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

The entries VDB-156902, VDB-175757, VDB-204736 and VDB-204767 are related to this item.





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Class: Input validation

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12/06/2018 🔍
06/05/2019 +181 days 🔍
06/06/2019 +1 days 🔍
09/28/2023 +1575 days 🔍


Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20190605-ind-rce
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1861 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 108622

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Created: 06/06/2019 08:38 AM
Updated: 09/28/2023 09:30 AM
Changes: 06/06/2019 08:38 AM (38), 06/19/2020 09:51 PM (19), 09/28/2023 09:29 AM (3), 09/28/2023 09:30 AM (12)
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