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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco StarOS for ASR 5000 Series Routers CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039181
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6773   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 17 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): ASR 5000 Series; 21.0.v0.65839
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco StarOS for Cisco ASR 5000 Series Routers. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can exploit an input validation flaw in the command line interface (CLI) to bypass security controls and execute commands on the underlying operating system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvd47722 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls and execute operating system commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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