October 2, 2019
Cisco Firepower Management Center is prone to a command-injection vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying OS with root privileges. This issue is being tracked by Cisco Bug ID CSCvh03962.
- Cisco FirePOWER Management Center
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.1.0
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.2.0
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.2.1
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.2.2
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.2.3
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.3.0
- Cisco Firepower Threat Defense Software (FTD) 6.4.0
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure servers and other applications to run as a non administrative user with minimal access rights.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity including unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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