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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco NX-OS CLI Command Injection Bug Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039934
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039934
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12334   (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  
Version(s): 2000, 3000, 3500, 5000, 5500, 5600, 6000, 7000, 7700, 9000, 9500 R Series
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco NX-OS. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local administrator user can supply crafted command arguments via the command line interface (CLI) to exploit an input validation flaw and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

The following Nexus series devices are affected:

2000 Series Fabric Extenders
3000 Series Switches
3500 Platform Switches
5000 Series Switches
5500 Platform Switches
5600 Platform Switches
6000 Series Switches
7000 Series Switches
7700 Series Switches
9000 Series Switches in standalone NX-OS mode
9500 R-Series Line Cards and Fabric Modules

The vendor has assigned bug IDs CSCvf15113, CSCvf15122, CSCvf15125, CSCvf15131, CSCvf15143, and CSCvg04088 to 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-nxos3

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171129-nxos3 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171129-nxos3

 
 


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