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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Unified Computing System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Unified Computing System Platform Emulator Buffer Overflow in '' Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035582
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1340   (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  

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 '' filename arguments trigger a heap overflow to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The Platform Emulator is affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCux68837 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:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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