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Cisco ASR 1000 Series Root Shell License Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the way software packages are loaded in Cisco IOS XE Software for the Cisco Aggregation Services Routers (ASR) 1000 Series could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain restricted root shell access.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to lack of proper input validation of file names at the command-line interface (CLI).

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cisco Aggregation Services Routers (ASR) 1000 Series version 15.4(3)S.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please see the vendor advisory for more information.

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