ESB-2017.1697 - [Virtual][Cisco] Cisco Prime Network: Root compromise - Existing account 2017-07-06

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                               ESB-2017.1697
          Cisco Prime Network Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
                                6 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco Prime Network
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  VMware ESX Server
                   Cisco
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-6732  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170705-prime

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Cisco Security Advisory

Cisco Prime Network Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Medium

Advisory ID:
cisco-sa-20170705-prime

First Published:
2017 July 5 16:00  GMT

Version 1.0:
Final

Workarounds:
No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs:
CSCvd47343
CVE-2017-6732
CWE-264

CVSS Score:
Base 6.7, Temporal 6.7

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
CVE-2017-6732
CWE-264

Summary

A vulnerability in the installation procedure for Cisco Prime Network
Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to elevate their
privileges to root privileges.

The vulnerability is due to the use of incorrect installation and
permission settings for binary files when the affected software is
installed on a device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by
logging in to an affected system and elevating their privileges. A
successful exploit could allow the attacker to gain root-level privileges
and take full control of the affected system. The user must authenticate to
an affected system with administrator credentials to exploit 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-20170705-prime

Affected Products

Vulnerable Products

This vulnerability affects Cisco Prime Network Software. For information
about affected software releases, consult the Cisco bug ID(s) at the top of
this advisory.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
vulnerability.

Workarounds

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Fixed Software

For information about fixed software releases, consult the Cisco bug ID(s)
at the top of this advisory.

When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to regularly
consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the
Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts page, to determine exposure and a
complete upgrade solution.

In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded
contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software
configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release.
If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance
providers.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of
any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is
described in this advisory.

Source

This vulnerability was found during internal security testing.

Cisco Security Vulnerability Policy

To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and
publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also
contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security
vulnerability information from Cisco.


URL

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170705-prime

Revision History

Version	Description          	Section Status	Date

1.0   	Initial public release.	Final    	2017-July-05

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