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Cisco IOS XR Software 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 in the command-line utility of Cisco IOS XR Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the host operating system with elevated privileges. The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted input to a command in a specific container. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system with root privileges. Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)