Cisco Stealthwatch Management Console Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

2018-11-07T16:00:00
ID CISCO-SA-20181107-SMC-AUTH-BYPASS
Type cisco
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-11-08T18:28:42

Description

A vulnerability in the Stealthwatch Management Console (SMC) of Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary actions with administrative privileges on an affected system.

The vulnerability is due to an insecure system configuration. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the targeted application. An exploit could allow the attacker to gain unauthenticated access, resulting in elevated privileges in the SMC.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link: https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181107-smc-auth-bypass ["https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181107-smc-auth-bypass"]