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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-OS iptables Configuration Error Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036957
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1455   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 6 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9000 Series
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Nexus 9000. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can connect to certain TCP or UDP ports on the target system to exploit an iptables configuration error and view potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches configured in NX-OS (Standalone) mode are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz05365 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.0(3)I2(2e), 7.0(3)I4(1)).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error

Message History:   None.

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