Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information. Updates are available.
The Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) for SAN component of Cisco Prime DCNM contains a
vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to
disclose arbitrary file contents from an affected system.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security advisory and has released software updates.
Cisco Prime DCNM versions prior to 6.2(3) are affected.
To exploit this vulnerability, it is likely that an attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted content to an affected device. This access requirement limits the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information on a targeted device. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions imposed by the DCNM for SAN Server component used by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted content to the affected software. Processing the crafted content could allow an attacker to gain access to arbitrary files on an affected device. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators are advised to allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts can obtain updates through the Software Center at the following link: Cisco. Cisco customers without contracts can obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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