Cisco Services Portal contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to download arbitrary files from a targeted system. Updates are available.
A vulnerability in the ''Files Available for Download'' window of Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to download arbitrary files from the system.
The vulnerability is due to a failure to perform sufficient server-side validation of user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using an intercepting proxy to submit specially crafted requests for arbitrary system files.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Services Portal 9.4(.1) is vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Services Portal may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to authenticated to the targeted device, which decreases 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.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3406
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCug65687 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to download arbitrary files from a targeted device. A successful exploit could be leveraged to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to a failure to perform sufficient server-side validation of user-supplied input.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using an intercepting proxy to submit specially crafted requests for arbitrary system files. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to download arbitrary files from the targeted device, which could be leveraged 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 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 email at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Services Portal
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