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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XE on ASR 920 Series Routers Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039281
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6796   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XE on ASR 920 Series Routers. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply a specially crafted USB modem command to exploit an input validation flaw and execute arbitrary commands on the target underlying operating system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCve48949 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary commands on the target underlying operating 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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