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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Email Security Appliance Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Email Security Appliance Network Configuration Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040222
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0095   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 17 2018
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Email Security Appliance. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user with guest user privileges can supply specially crafted commands via the administrative shell command line interface to exploit a network configuration flaw and gain root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvb34303 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:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error

Message History:   None.

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