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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XE Web User Interface REST API Bug Lets Remote Users Bypass Authentication on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039447
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039447
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12229   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 27 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XE. A remote user can bypass authentication.

A remote user can trigger an input validation flaw in the web user interface (UI) REST API to bypass authentication on the target interface.

Systems with the HTTP Server feature enabled are affected.

The vulnerability was introduced in version 16.2.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz46036 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass authentication and gain access to the web user interface REST API.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170927-restapi

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170927-restapi (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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