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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco IOS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco IOS XR User Permissions Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036956
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036956
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6428   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 6 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IOS XR. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local administrative user can exploit a user permissions flaw to execute arbitrary operating system commands on the target system with root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCva38349 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161005-iosxr

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161005-iosxr (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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