CVE-2021-1488

Description


A vulnerability in the upgrade process of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to inject commands that could be executed with root privileges on the underlying operating system (OS). This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading a crafted upgrade package file to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to inject commands that could be executed with root privileges on the underlying OS.

CvssV3 impact


BaseSeverity

MEDIUM

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

LOCAL

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

HIGH

BaseScore

6.7

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact


AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

COMPLETE

AvailabilityImpact

COMPLETE

IntegrityImpact

COMPLETE

BaseScore

7.2

VectorString

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Version

2.0

AccessVector

LOCAL

Authentication

NONE