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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Cisco NX-OS Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco NX-OS RBAC Bug Lets Certain Local Users Bypass Access Controls to Delete Other User Accounts
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040248
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040248
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0092   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 18 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco NX-OS. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user with network-operator role privileges can bypass role-based access control (RBAC) checks and delete other user accounts on on the target system.

The following Nexus switches are affected:

3000 Series
3600 Platform
9000 Series, in standalone NX-OS mode
9500 R-Series Line Cards and Fabric Modules

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvg21120 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user with network-operator role privileges can delete other user accounts on 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-nxos1

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180117-nxos1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180117-nxos1

 
 


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