Cisco IOS XE Software Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

2019-03-27T16:00:00
ID CISCO-SA-20190327-AFU
Type cisco
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2019-03-27T15:12:28

Description

A vulnerability in the web UI framework of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to make unauthorized changes to the filesystem of the affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting a malicious file and uploading it to the device. An exploit could allow the attacker to gain elevated privileges on the affected device.

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-20190327-afu ["https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190327-afu"]

This advisory is part of the March 27, 2019, release of the Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication, which includes 17 Cisco Security Advisories that describe 19 vulnerabilities. For a complete list of the advisories and links to them, see Cisco Event Response: March 2019 Semiannual Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication ["http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewErp.x?alertId=ERP-71135"].