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Cisco Secure Access Control System Input Validation Flaw in ACS Report Component Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040808
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0253   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 30 2018
Original Entry Date:  May 2 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Secure Access Control System. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted Action Message Format (AMF) message to the target user to trigger an input validation flaw in the processing of AMF messages in the ACS Report component and execute arbitrary commands on the target system. The commands will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCve69037 to this vulnerability.

Mikhail Klyuchnikov and Yury Aleynov from Positive Technologies reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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