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Vulnerability of Cisco Secure ACS: privilege escalation via Tomcat

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An authenticated attacker can use the Tomcat administration interface of Cisco Secure ACS, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Secure ACS.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/03/2015.
Références of this announce: CSCuj83189, CVE-2014-2130, VIGILANCE-VUL-16324.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Cisco Secure ACS product offers a web service.

However, an authenticated user can access to the Tomcat administration interface.

An authenticated attacker can therefore use the Tomcat administration interface of Cisco Secure ACS, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Secure ACS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness alert is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco Secure ACS: solution CSCuj83189.
The solution CSCuj83189 is available:
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCuj83189
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