Vulnerability Details

Cisco NX-OS Software TACACS+ Server Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Published: 2014-01-23 11:43:53
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Impact:
A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges.

Detection Method:
Check the NX OS version.

Technical Details:
This issue is being tracked by Cisco Bug ID CSCum47367.

Recommendations:
Ask the Vendor for an update.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Cisco NX-OS is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.

Affected Versions:
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches running NX-OS 6.1(4)

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0676

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65083

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65083
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-0676

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2014-01-23
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
CISCO

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