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Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller fuse Filesystem privilege escalation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller. This affects a function of the component fuse Filesystem. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 05/03/2019 as cisco-sa-20190501-apic-priv-es as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-1682 since 12/06/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. A single authentication is required for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/03/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
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0-Day Time: ?12/06/2018 CVE assigned
05/03/2019 +148 days Advisory disclosed
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05/03/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: cisco-sa-20190501-apic-priv-es
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1682 (?)
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Created: 05/03/2019 10:02 PM
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