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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XR Permissions Error Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038821
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038821
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6728   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 5 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): IOS XR 6.2.1.BASE
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XR. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a user permissions error via the command line interface to oexecute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb99389 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170705-ios

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170705-ios (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 05 Jul 2017 21:50:46 +0000
Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170705-ios

 
 


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