Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Manager Local File Inclusion (cisco-sa-sdwan-lfi-OWLbKUGe)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 183315


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco SD-WAN Viptela Software is affected by a vulnerability.

- A vulnerability in the web UI of Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Manager could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to retrieve arbitrary files from an affected system. This vulnerability is due to improper validation of parameters that are sent to the web UI. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by logging in to Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Manager and issuing crafted requests using the web UI. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain arbitrary files from the underlying Linux file system of an affected system. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker must be an authenticated user.

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


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCwf75979

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 183315

File Name: cisco-sa-sdwan-lfi-OWLbKUGe.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 10/18/2023

Updated: 12/22/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-20261


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Cisco/Viptela/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-20261

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-sdwan-lfi-OWLbKUGe

IAVA: 2023-A-0571