Intrusion Prevention

Cisco.DCNM.deleteReportTemplate.Arbitrary.File.Deletion

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability in Cisco Systems Data Center Network Manager.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the API parameter by the Java class ReportWS. A remote, authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the target server. Successful exploitation could result in the deletion of arbitrary files from the target system under the context of SYSTEM.

Affected Products

Cisco Systems Data Center Network Manager prior to 11.3(1)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20200102-dcnm-path-trav

CVE References

CVE-2019-15981