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CVE-2021-1369 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the REST API of Cisco Firepower Device Manager (FDM) On-Box Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to gain read and write access to information that is stored on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to the improper handling of XML External Entity (XXE) entries when parsing certain XML files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious requests that contain references in XML entities to an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to retrieve files from the local system, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive information or causing a partial denial of service (DoS) condition on the affected device.


Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-fdm-xxe-zR7sxPfs Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-1369
NVD Published Date:
04/29/2021
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.