Privilege escalation in Cisco Immunet

Published: 2021-04-07
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-1386
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Insecure DLL loading

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1386

CWE-ID: CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads DLL libraries in an insecure manner. A local user can place a malicious .dll file in certain location on the system and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Immunet: before 7.4.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.