Cisco Identity Services Engine Software contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to conduct SQL injection attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to impact the integrity and availability of the affected system by executing arbitrary SQL queries.
The vulnerability is due to a failure to validate user-supplied input used in SQL queries. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted URLs including SQL statements. An exploit could allow the attacker to modify or delete entries in some database tables, affecting the integrity and availability of some functions.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco ISE versions 1.2 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco ISE Software may also be vulnerable.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker must be able to authenticate to a targeted device to submit malicious SQL statements. In addition, the attacker may need access to trusted, internal networks in which the targeted device may reside. These access requirements could reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-5525
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCug90502 for a complete list of affected product versions.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary SQL queries on the back-end database. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to modify the underlying database by injecting arbitrary SQL statements in an entry field. This could affect the integrity and availability of some functions, which could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input used in SQL queries.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted URLs including by SQL statements. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to modify or delete entries in some database tables, affecting the integrity and availability of some functions.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators may consider using IP-based access control lists (ACLs) to allow only trusted systems to access the affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Identity Services Engine Software
1.0 Base, .4.573 | 1.0 MR Base | 1.1 Base | 1.2 Base
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