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Cisco UCS Manager Debug Plug-in Privilege Escalation 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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the debug plug-in functionality of the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Manager could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to inadequate integrity checks for the debug plug-in. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting a debug plug-in and loading it using elevated privileges.

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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