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Published on August 7th, 2019 📆 | 7022 Views ⚑


Cisco Small Business 220 up to Web Management Interface File Upload privilege escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Small Business 220 up to It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Web Management Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (File Upload). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 08/07/2019 as cisco-sa-20190806-sb220-auth_b as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-1912 since 12/06/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 08/07/2019). The advisory points out:

The vulnerability is due to incomplete authorization checks in the web management interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to certain parts of the web management interface. Depending on the configuration of the affected switch, the malicious request must be sent via HTTP or HTTPS. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to modify the configuration of an affected device or to inject a reverse shell.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

Further details are available at Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 139597 and 139598.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.8

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation / File Upload (CWE-269)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: Small Business 220

12/06/2018 CVE assigned
08/07/2019 +244 days Advisory disclosed
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Advisory: cisco-sa-20190806-sb220-auth_b
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1912 (🔒)
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Created: 08/07/2019 02:06 PM
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