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Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches Access-Control Filtering Mechanisms Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in certain access-control filtering mechanisms on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass defined traffic configured within an access control list (ACL) on the affected system.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to the device failing to inspect specific traffic when other ACL checking mechanisms are in place. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by issuing crafted commands for which a particular ACL would not match defined traffic.

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.

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