Cisco Secure Access Control Server 5.7(0.15) Solution Engine input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in Cisco Secure Access Control Server 5.7(0.15) (Network Management Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Solution Engine. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) Solution Engine 5.7(0.15) allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (SSH screen process crash) via crafted (1) CLI or (2) GUI commands, aka Bug ID CSCuw24694.

The weakness was disclosed 09/20/2015 as CSCuw24694 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-6300 since 08/17/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single 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 06/18/2022).

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 Vulnerability Center (SBV-53210).






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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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08/17/2015 🔍
09/20/2015 +34 days 🔍
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09/21/2015 +1 days 🔍
10/04/2015 +13 days 🔍
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Advisory: CSCuw24694
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-6300 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033615
Vulnerability Center: 53210 - Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS) Solution Engine 5.7(0.15) Remote DoS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 76786


Created: 09/21/2015 10:19 AM
Updated: 06/18/2022 02:19 PM
Changes: 09/21/2015 10:19 AM (48), 02/03/2018 10:24 AM (7), 06/18/2022 02:19 PM (3)
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