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CVE-2021-1497 Scanner

Detects 'Command Injection' vulnerability in Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform affects v. Unknown.


Short Info




Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one

Domain, Ipv4

Parent Category

CVE-2021-1497 Scanner Detail

The Cisco HyperFlex HX Data Platform software is a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution that combines compute, storage, and networking into a single software-defined platform. It is designed to support virtualized workloads and enable flexible scaling of resources as needed. This software is widely used in data center environments, particularly in industries such as healthcare, finance, and government where high availability and performance are critical.

CVE-2021-1497 is a vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco HyperFlex HX. This vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform command injection attacks against an affected device. The vulnerability exists because the software fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted requests to the targeted system.

If this vulnerability is successfully exploited, an attacker could gain full control of the affected system and execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the user running the web server process. This could result in the theft of sensitive data, the installation of malware or ransomware, and the disruption of critical business operations.

Thanks to the pro features of the platform, those who read this article can easily and quickly learn about vulnerabilities in their digital assets. The platform offers a comprehensive vulnerability scanning and management solution that can help organizations quickly identify and remediate security vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by attackers. By leveraging the power of this platform, organizations can stay ahead of emerging threats and protect their critical digital assets.



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