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Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU)

VN-2019-04


Cisco SD-WAN Solution Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Severity Rating: Critical
Systems Affected:  
This vulnerability affects Cisco vSmart Controller Software running a release of the Cisco SD-WAN Solution prior to Release 18.4.0.
Description
A vulnerability in the vContainer of the Cisco SD-WAN Solution could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition and execute arbitrary code as the root user.
The vulnerability is due to improper bounds checking by the vContainer. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious file to an affected vContainer instance. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause a buffer overflow condition on the affected vContainer, which could result in a DoS condition that the attacker could use to execute arbitrary code as the root user.
Solution
Cisco has released free software updates that address the vulnerability described in this advisory. Customers may only install and expect support for software versions and feature sets for which they have purchased a license. By installing, downloading, accessing, or otherwise using such software upgrades, customers agree to follow the terms of the Cisco software license:
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Contact Information
Postal address
Mauritian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-MU)
National Computer Board
7th Floor, Stratton Court
La Poudriere Street
Port Louis