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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Script Input Validation Flaws Let Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039925
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039925
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12352   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 30 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit an input validation flaw in certain system script files that are installed at boot time to inject and execute arbitrary commands with root privileges on the target host operating system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf57274 to this vulnerability.

Tomas Lazauninkas of the Swedbank Security Verification Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root 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-20171129-apic

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171129-apic (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171129-apic

 
 


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