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           Cisco License Manager Directory Traversal Information
                         Disclosure Vulnerability
                              5 October 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Cisco License Manager
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12263  

Original Bulletin: 

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Cisco License Manager Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Advisory ID:

First Published:
2017 October 4 16:00 GMT

Version 1.0:

No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs:

CVSS Score:
Base 7.5



A vulnerability in the web interface of Cisco License Manager software could 
allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to download and view files within 
the application which should be restricted.

The issue is due to improper sanitization of user-supplied input in HTTP 
request parameters that describe filenames. An attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability by using directory traversal techniques to submit a path to a 
desired file location. An exploit could allow the attacker to view application
files which may contain sensitive information.

Cisco has not released and will not release a software update to address this
vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:


Affected Products

Vulnerable Products

This vulnerability affects all releases of Cisco License Manager software.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this 


Cisco License Manager is a secure client/server-based application that is used
to manage Cisco IOS Software activation and license management for a wide 
range of Cisco platforms running Cisco IOS Software as well as other operating
systems. The Cisco License Manager GUI client and server software was offered
free of cost and no service contract was required.


There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Fixed Software

Cisco has not released and will not release software updates to address the 
vulnerability described in this advisory. The Cisco License Manager has 
entered the end-of-life (EoL) process. Please refer to the Cisco License 
Manager 3.2.6 Product Bulletin EoL notice.

Customers are encouraged to migrate to Cisco Smart Software Licensing, more 
information is available on the Smart Software Licensing Overview web page.

When considering a device migration, customers are advised to consult the 
Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at 
http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and review subsequent advisories to determine 
exposure and a complete upgrade solution.

In all cases, customers should ensure that new devices will be sufficient for
their network needs; new devices contain sufficient memory, and current 
hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by
the new product. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to 
contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted 
maintenance providers.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any
public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described 
in this advisory.


Cisco would like to thank rgod working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
for finding and reporting this vulnerability.



Revision History

Version Description 		Section 	Status 	Date
1.0 Initial public release. 	-		Final 	2017-October-04

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