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Cisco Unified Computing System ping6 and traceroute6 Command Bugs Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031178
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-7989   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 7 2014
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 (Managed). A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can issue a specially crafted ping6 or traceroute6 command-line interface command to gain shell access on the target system.

Cisco Unified Computing System B-Series Blade Servers are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuq38176 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain shell access 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:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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