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Cisco IOS Software iox Command Injection 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 exists in the iox command in Cisco IOS Software that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform command injection into the IOx Linux guest operating system (GOS).

Insight

Insight

This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of iox command line arguments. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing crafted options to the iox command.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 15.6(3.0q)M or later.

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