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Cisco NX-OS Flaw Lets Local Users Bypass Guest Shell Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039932
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12351   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 30 2017
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3000, 9000, 9500 R Series
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco NX-OS. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local administrator user can bypass security controls in the guest shell feature to read and send packets outside the scope of the guest shell container.

The following Nexus series devices are affected:

3000 Series Switches
9000 Series Switches in standalone NX-OS mode
9500 R-Series Line Cards and Fabric Modules

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf33038 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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