SRC-2020-0012 : Cisco UCS Director CIMCDownloadDiagnosticsReport doFormSubmit Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Cisco UCS Director and Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Cisco UCS Director and Cisco UCS Director Express for Big Data. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.
The specific flaw exists within the CIMCDownloadDiagnosticsReport class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied context array prior to using it in file operations. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to disclose stored credentials, leading to further compromise.
Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
- 2020-01-08 - Verified and sent to Cisco PSIRT
- 2020-04-16 – Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite