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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco NX-OS TACACS+ Command Processing Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031685
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-8013   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 1 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco NX-OS. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can submit a specially crafted command that requires command authorization to exploit a flaw in the TACACS+ command authorization cause the system to reset.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCur54182 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions 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, State error

Message History:   None.

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