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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Access Control Flaw for SSH Logins Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039180
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039180
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-6767   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 16 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in the application of Role-Based Access Controls (RBACs) for SSH logins to the local management interface to gain the privileges of the last user to login.

Systems configured with a remote authentication server (e.g., TACACS, RADIUS) are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvc34335 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can gain elevated 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-20170816-apic1

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170816-apic1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170816-apic1

 
 


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