CVE-2024-20277

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.0 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jan 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024
CWE ID 78

Summary

CVE-2024-20277 is a vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco ThousandEyes Enterprise Agent, specifically affecting the Virtual Appliance installation type. It allows an authenticated, remote attacker to execute a command injection and elevate privileges to root. The vulnerability arises from inadequate validation of user-supplied input for the web interface. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker can send a crafted HTTP packet to the affected device. Successful exploitation could result in the execution of arbitrary commands and elevation of privileges to root. The base severity is rated as HIGH with a CVSS score of 8.0, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations using this product. Remediation measures should include applying relevant security patches or updates provided by Cisco to mitigate this vulnerability.

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