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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XE on ASR 920 Series Router Input Validation Flaw in USB Modem Command Lets Local Users Overwrite Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039282
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6795   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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

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

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf10783 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can overwrite arbitrary files 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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