SRC-2019-0040 : Cisco Prime Infrastructure DbTableListAction orderByColumn SQL Injection Information Disclosure Vulnerability



CVSS Score:

4.3, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Vendors:


Affected Products:

Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Cisco Prime Infrastructure. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the DbTableListAction struts class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the user-supplied orderByColumn parameter before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information under the context of the database user WCSDBA.

Vendor Response:

Cisco has issued an update to correct these vulnerabilities. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline:

  • 2019-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to Cisco
  • 2019-05-02 - Vulnerability patched
  • 2019-05-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite