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Cisco Unified Computing System MCTools Command Injection Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029082
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4089   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 25 2013
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 Unified Computing System. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the MCTOOLS command of the fabric interconnect (FI) to execute arbitrary commands on the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) with elevated privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCtg76239 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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