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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASR 5000 Router StarOS Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035062
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1335   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 19 2016
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): ASR 5000 Series; prior to versions 19.3.M0.62771 and 20.0.M0.62768
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASR 5000 Series Routers running StarOS. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated privileged administrative user can exploit a flaw in the SSH subsystem when multiple users are configured to use SSH keys for authentication to gain elevated administrative privileges on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCux22492 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated privileged administrative user can gain elevated 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:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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