A vulnerability in a CGI script in the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager and the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

The vulnerability is due to unprotected calling of shell commands in the CGI script.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160120-ucsm
A vulnerability in a CGI script in the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager and the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

The vulnerability is due to unprotected calling of shell commands in the CGI script.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the Cisco UCS Manager or the Cisco Firepower 9000 Series appliance.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160120-ucsm

Security Impact Rating: Critical

CVE: CVE-2015-6435

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