TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning ScriptMgr Servlet Authentication Bypass Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-445: June 26th, 2017


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Prime Collaboration Provisioning

TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 27223. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the ScriptMgr servlet, which listens on TCP port 443 by default. A crafted request can bypass authentication for this resource. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of root.

Vendor Response

Cisco has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-06-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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