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Cisco IOS XR Software Incorrect Permissions Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco IOS XR Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary code at the root privilege level on an affected system.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to incorrect permissions that are given to a set of users. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by logging in to an affected device and elevating their privileges via crafted input.

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)