Vulnerability Details

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Command Injection Vulnerability

Published: 2015-12-01 16:22:52
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is due to a lack of proper input validation of event manager environment variables that are configured on the affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the device with administrative privileges, modifying the configuration of the device, and then invoking a crafted event manager script. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to compromise the affected system using commands that are executed with root-level privileges.

Recommendations:
See vendor advisory for a solution

Summary:
A vulnerability in the event manager environment and publish-event function of the Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack with root-level privileges.

Affected Versions:
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series running Cisco IOS software versions 15.5(2)S and 15.5(3)S.

Solution Type:
Workaround

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6385

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151130-csr

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2
Published
2015-12-01
Modified
2018-10-26
Category
CISCO

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