Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager RMI Remote Code Execution (credentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 67248
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A network management system installed on the remote is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the version of Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. Unauthorized users have access to the JBoss Application Server Remote Method Invocation services. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code as SYSTEM (on Windows) or root (on Linux).


Upgrade to Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager 6.1(2) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 67248

File Name: cisco_prime_dcnm_6_1_2_local.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 7/11/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: cisco_prime_dcnm_installed_win.nasl, cisco_prime_dcnm_installed_linux.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:prime_data_center_network_manager

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2007

Exploitable With

Metasploit (JBoss JMX Console Deployer Upload and Execute)

ExploitHub (EH-12-667)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1036, CVE-2012-5417

BID: 56348

CERT: 632656

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCtz44924, CSCua31204

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20121031-dcnm

CWE: 264