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Cisco TelePresence VCS Expressway CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033332
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4327   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 19 2015
Impact:   Modification of system information, Root access via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): VCS Expressway X8.5.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco TelePresence VCS Expressway. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the command-line interface (CLI) to write specially crafted arguments to a root owned file and then cause the file to be executed to gain root privileges on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuv12542 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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