Cisco Integrated Management Controller Authorization Bypass (cisco-sa-cimc-auth-zWkppJxL)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142493


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch (cisco-sa-cimc-auth-zWkppJxL)


According to its self-reported version, Cisco Unified Computing System (Management Software) is affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability due to improper authorization checks on API endpoints. An authenticate, remote attacker can exploit this issue, by sending malicious requests to an API endpoint, to bypass authorization and take actions on a vulnerable system without authorization.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug IDs CSCvv07287, CSCvv95114

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142493

File Name: cisco-sa-cimc-auth-zWkppJxL.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/11/06

Updated: 2020/11/09

Dependencies: 78387

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26063

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:integrated_management_controller

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/CIMC/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26063

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCvv07287, CSCvv95114

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-cimc-auth-zWkppJxL

IAVA: 2020-A-0502

CWE: 269