Vulnerability Details

Cisco NX-OS Software Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability

Published: 2014-08-21 10:10:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Impact:
Exploiting this issue can allow a local attacker to gain read access to arbitrary files. Information harvested may aid in launching further attacks.

Detection Method:
Check the NX OS version.

Technical Details:
This issue is being tracked by Cisco Bug ID CSCul05217 and CSCul23419

Recommendations:
Updates are available.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
A vulnerability in the command-line interface (CLI) of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to access the contents of arbitrary files on the affected device.

Affected Versions:
This vulnerability affects the following platforms which are based on Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Nexus 7000 Cisco MDS 9000 Cisco Nexus 6000 Cisco Nexus 5500 Cisco Nexus 5000 Cisco Nexus 4000 Cisco Nexus 3500 Cisco Nexus 3000 Cisco Nexus 1000V Cisco Connected Grid Router 1000 Series Cisco Unified Computing System Fabric Interconnect 6200 Cisco Unified Computing System Fabric Interconnect 6100

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-6975

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67426

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67426
https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCul23419

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.6
Published
2014-08-21
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
CISCO

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