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Vulnerability of Cisco Data Center Network Manager: external XML entity injection via SOAP API

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via SOAP API to Cisco Data Center Network Manager, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Cisco Prime DCNM.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/01/2020.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2020-AVI-001, cisco-sa-20200102-dcnm-xml-ext-entity, CSCvr79188, CSCvr88730, CSCvr88737, CVE-2019-15983, VIGILANCE-VUL-31257, ZDI-20-114, ZDI-20-117, ZDI-20-119, ZDI-20-120.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via SOAP API to Cisco Data Center Network Manager, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Cisco Prime DCNM.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco Data Center Network Manager: solution CSCvr79188 CSCvr88730 CSCvr88737.
The solution is described on the Cisco site:
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr79188
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr79188
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvr79188
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr88730
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr88730
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvr88730
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr88737
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvr88737
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvr88737
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