Cisco APIC-EM 1.x < 1.5 Unauthorized Access (credentialed check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104479
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Synopsis

A network management system running on the remote host is affected by an unauthorized access vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) application running on the remote host is 1.x prior to 1.5. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability within the firewall configuration of the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) that could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to gain privileged access to services only available on the internal network of the device.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5 as referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20171101-apicem.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a7b78fe

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104479

File Name: cisco_apic_1_5.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 11/9/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: cisco_apic_webui_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12262

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:application_policy_infrastructure_controller_enterprise_module

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Cisco APIC-EM

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/1/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12262

BID: 101647

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCve89638

IAVA: 2017-A-0321

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20171101-apicem