Cisco SD-WAN Solution Local Privilege Escalation (cisco-sa-20200122-sdwan-priv-esc)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147732
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The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco SD-WAN vManage is affected by a vulnerability due to insufficient input validation. An authenticated, local attacker can exploit this, by sending a crafted file, in order to elevate privileges to root on the underlying operating system.

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


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvr00305

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 147732

File Name: cisco-sa-20200122-sdwan-priv-esc.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/12/2021

Updated: 3/15/2021

Dependencies: cisco_vedge_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3115


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:sd-wan_vmanage

Required KB Items: Cisco/Viptela/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/22/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3115