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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   Cisco Unified Computing System Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco UCS E-Series Servers BIOS Access Control Bug Lets Local Users Bypass Security Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041173
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041173
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0362   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 22 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco UCS E-Series Servers. A local user can bypass security restrictions.

A local user can supply an empty password value to the BIOS authentication prompt to bypass BIOS authentication management functions and gain access to a restricted set of user-level BIOS commands.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvh83260 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can gain access to a restricted set of user-level BIOS commands 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-20180620-encs-ucs-bios-auth-bypass

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180620-encs-ucs-bios-auth-bypass (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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