Cisco Cloud Portal contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information. Updates are available.
Cisco Cloud Portal contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user permissions by the affected software. An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to follow a crafted URL. If successful, the attacker may be able to view user information stored in the affected system. This information could be used to conduct further attacks.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability and software updates are available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Cloud Portal versions 9.3.2 and prior were vulnerable. Later versions of Cisco Cloud Portal may also be affected.
To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
Customers are advised to review the bug report in the vendor announcements section for a current list of affected versions.
Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access sensitive information on a targeted system. The attacker could use the information to launch further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user permissions by the nsAPI interface of the affected software.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to follow a crafted URL. If successful, the attacker may be able to view user information stored in the affected system.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Cloud Portal
9.1 SP2, SP1 | 9.3 Base, .1, .2
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