This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the log subscription subsystem. A local user can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
Install updates from vendor’s website.
Vulnerable software versions
Cisco AsyncOS for Web Security Appliances:
10.5, 11.5, 11.7, 11.8, 12.0, 12.5
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.
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