Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem API HTTP Request input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem (unknown version). This issue affects an unknown code block of the component API. The manipulation as part of a HTTP Request leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

A vulnerability in the application programming interface (API) of Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to change user account information which can prevent users from logging in, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition of the web interface. The vulnerability is due to the lack of input validation in the API. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to change or corrupt user account information which could grant the attacker administrator access or prevent legitimate user access to the web interface, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition.

The weakness was disclosed 01/26/2020 as cisco-sa-20200122-on-prem-dos as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at tools.cisco.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-16029 since 09/06/2019. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/26/2020).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-20
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Vendor: https://www.cisco.com/

Advisory: cisco-sa-20200122-on-prem-dos
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-16029 (🔍)

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Created: 01/26/2020 12:51 PM
Updated: 01/26/2020 12:56 PM
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