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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints Windows
Command Injection Vulnerability
4 July 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2019-1932
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Cisco Advanced Malware Protection for Endpoints Windows Command Injection
Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20190703-amp-commandinj
First Published: 2019 July 3 16:00 GMT
Version 1.0: Final
Workarounds: No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvp53361
o A vulnerability in Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints
for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker with administrator
privileges to execute arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of dynamically loaded
modules. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by placing a file in
a specific location in the Windows filesystem. A successful exploit could
allow the attacker to execute the code with the privileges of the AMP
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:
o The information provided in this advisory is the best available information
as of the time of publication. Please consult the Release Note Enclosure on
any associated bug ID for the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date
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 additional information is needed, customers are advised to contact the
Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance
At the time of publication, this vulnerability affected Cisco AMP for
Endpoints for Windows Releases 22.214.171.12407_030519 and prior.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory
are known to be affected by this vulnerability.
Cisco has confirmed that this vulnerability does not affect the following
AMP for Endpoints for Mac
AMP for Endpoints for Linux
At the time of publication, Cisco AMP for Endpoints for Windows Releases
6.3.3 and later contained the fix for this vulnerability.
o There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
Exploitation and Public Announcements
o 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.
o Cisco would like to thank Edsel Valle of NSS Labs for reporting this
Cisco Security Vulnerability Policy
o 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.
| Version | Description | Section | Status | Date |
| 1.0 | Initial public release. | - | Final | 2019-July-03 |
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