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CVE-2018-15395 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the authentication and authorization checking mechanisms of Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) Software could allow an authenticated, adjacent attacker to gain network access to a Cisco TrustSec domain. Under normal circumstances, this access should be prohibited. The vulnerability is due to the dynamic assignment of Security Group Tags (SGTs) during a wireless roam from one Service Set Identifier (SSID) to another within the Cisco TrustSec domain. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by attempting to acquire an SGT from other SSIDs within the domain. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to gain privileged network access that should be prohibited under normal circumstances.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Cisco Systems, Inc.
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105676 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041925 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20181017-wlan-escalation Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15395
NVD Published Date:
10/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.