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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco Aironet Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Aironet CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036644
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6362   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 18 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Models 1800, 2800, and 3800; prior to versions, and
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Aironet. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted command line-interface (CLI) parameters to trigger an input validation flaw and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz24725 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root 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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