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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco ASR Router Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco ASR 5000 Series Router StartOS CLI Input Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040239
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040239
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0115   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 18 2018
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5000 Series
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco ASR 5000 Series Router. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply specially crafted arguments to trigger an input validation flaw in the Cisco StarOS command line interface and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf93332 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-20180117-staros

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180117-staros (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-20180117-staros

 
 


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