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Cisco Unified Computing System Manager CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Users View and Modify Arbitrary Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038196
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6601   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 6 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
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 read and write files on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted command arguments to a command line interface (CLI) command to exploit an input validation flaw and read or write arbitrary files outside of the user's path on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb86764 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can read and write arbitrary files on the target system that are outside of the user's path.
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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