Cisco DCNM Authentication Bypass (CVE-2019-15977)

High Nessus Plugin ID 133078


A web application running on the remote host contains an authentication bypass vulnerability.


The version of Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) running on the remote web server is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability that can lead to information disclosure. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by logging into specific sections of the web management interface with hardcoded credentials. The information revealed through this vulnerability may be used in combination with other vulnerabilities to achieve remote code execution.


Upgrade to Cisco Data Center Network Manager version 11.3(1) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133078

File Name: cisco_dcnm_cve-2019-15977.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2020/01/20

Updated: 2020/02/07

Dependencies: 67246

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15977

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:data_center_network_manager

Required KB Items: installed_sw/cisco_dcnm_web

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15977