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Cisco Unified Computing System Manager Input Validation Flaw in 'local-mgmt' Command Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038195
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6597   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 6 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.1(1k)A
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Unified Computing System Manager. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted command arguments to the local-mgmt CLI command to exploit an input validation flaw execute arbitrary system commands on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb86816 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary system commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.

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