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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Cisco FireSIGHT Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco FireSIGHT Backup and Restore Function Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038826
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6735   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 6 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2.0, 6.2.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco FireSIGHT. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can modify backup configuration files to exploit a flaw in the Backup and Restore Function and cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system with root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvc91092 to this vulnerability.

Erik Sturcke reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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