Cisco Secure Web Appliance Privilege Escalation (cisco-sa-wsa-prv-esc-nPzWZrQj)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143153

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VPR Score: 4.2


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch (cisco-sa-wsa-prv-esc-nPzWZrQj)


According to its self-reported version, Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) is affected by an input-validation flaw related to the log subscription subsystem that allows an authenticated, local attacker to escalate privileges to root user via command injection.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvs65863

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143153

File Name: cisco-sa-wsa-prv-esc-nPzWZrQj.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/11/20

Updated: 2020/11/20

Dependencies: 69081

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3367

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:web_security_appliance_(wsa)

Required KB Items: Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Web Security Appliance/DisplayVersion, Host/AsyncOS/Cisco Web Security Appliance/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3367


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-wsa-prv-esc-nPzWZrQj

IAVA: 2020-A-0542

CWE: 78