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Cisco UCS Central Software CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039412
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12255   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 21 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5(1c)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco UCS Central Software. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply a command line interface command with specially crafted parameter values to gain shell access on the underlying operating system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCve70762 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can gain shell access on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0(1b)).

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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