Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences Change Password API credentials management

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (version unknown). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown part of the component Change Password API. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-255. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

A vulnerability in the change password API of Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to alter their own password to a value that does not comply with the strong authentication requirements that are configured on an affected device. This vulnerability exists because a password policy check is incomplete at the time a password is changed at server side using the API. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted API request to the affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to change their own password to a value that does not comply with the configured strong authentication requirements.

The weakness was presented 08/05/2021 as cisco-sa-cmx-GkCvfd4. The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-1522 since 11/13/2020. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A 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 $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/08/2021).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tools.cisco.com

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11/13/2020 CVE assigned
08/05/2021 +264 days Advisory disclosed
08/05/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/08/2021 +3 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: cisco-sa-cmx-GkCvfd4
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-1522 (🔒)

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Created: 08/05/2021 06:58 AM
Updated: 08/08/2021 08:26 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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