Cisco Nexus 5000/9000 – Security Advisories & Responses !!

Cisco Nexus 3K/5K/6K/7K/8K/9K/MDS Telnet CLI Command Injection Vulnerability

  • First Published:2017 May 17 16:00  GMT

  • Workarounds: No workarounds available
  • Cisco Bug IDs:CSCvb86771

A vulnerability in the Telnet CLI command of Cisco NX-OS System Software running on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of command arguments. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into the Telnet CLI command. An exploit could allow the attacker to read or write arbitrary files at the user’s privilege level outside of the user’s path.

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link,
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170517-nss1

Cisco Nexus 3K/5K/6K/7K/8K/9K/MDS Series Switches CLI Command Injection Vulnerability

  • First Published:2017 May 17 16:00  GMT
  • Workarounds: No workarounds available
  • Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvb86787

A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco NX-OS System Software running on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of command arguments. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into a vulnerable CLI command. An exploit could allow the attacker to read or write arbitrary files at the user’s privilege level outside of the user’s path.

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170517-nss

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