CVE-2019-1769

  • Published Date: Wed 15 May 2019
  • Last Modified Date: Tue 21 May 2019

A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with administrator credentials to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying Linux operating system of an attached line card with the privilege level of root. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of arguments passed to a specific CLI command on the affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by including malicious input as the argument of an affected command. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying Linux operating system of an attached line card with elevated privileges. An attacker would need valid administrator credentials to exploit this vulnerability.

Impact

Severity: HIGH
Exploitability Score: 3.9
Impact Score: 10.0
Attack Vector (AV): LOCAL
Attack Complexity (AC): LOW
Privileges Required (PR): NONE
Availability (A): COMPLETE

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