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Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator Command Injection Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035581
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1339   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 18 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Platform Emulator
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted arguments to the 'ucspe-copy' command to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with elevated privileges.

The Platform Emulator is affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCux68832 to this vulnerability.

Jacob Baines of Tenable Network Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain 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:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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