Cisco Identity Services Engine contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to upload arbitrary files. Updates are not available
A vulnerability in the file upload filename parsing routine of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to upload a file with a malicious filename.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of uploaded filenames. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading a file with a malicious filename. An exploit could allow the attacker to upload a file with a filename that could result in a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability when displayed in the ISE web interface.
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 may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to authenticate to the targeted device. This access requirement decreases the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-5541
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCui67495 for a complete list of affected product versions.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to upload a file with a malicious filename to a targeted device. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of uploaded filenames.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading a file with a malicious filename. If successful, the attacker could conduct further attacks.
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 are advised to allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor 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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