Cisco Identity Services Engine Unauthorized File Access (cisco-sa-ise-path-trav-Dz5dpzyM)

high Nessus Plugin ID 166681


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version, Cisco Identity Services Engine is affected by a path traversal vulnerability.
Due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input, a remote, authenticated attacker can read or delete specific files on the device that their configured administrative level should not have access to.

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


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCwc62415

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 166681

File Name: cisco-sa-ise-path-trav-Dz5dpzyM.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 10/28/2022

Updated: 8/25/2023

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-20822


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:identity_services_engine, cpe:/a:cisco:identity_services_engine, cpe:/a:cisco:identity_services_engine_software

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/Cisco/ISE/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-20822

CWE: 22

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-ise-path-trav-Dz5dpzyM

IAVA: 2022-A-0462-S