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Cisco Unified Computing System Bug in PALO Adapter Cards Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029103
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-1313   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 27 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root 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 character handling flaw in the remote debug shell in PALO adapter cards to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges on the underlying operating system.

The 'show-macstats' command is affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCub13772 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges 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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