Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches CLI Command Injection Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20170517-nss) CVE-2017-6649
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- Vulnerability description
A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco NX-OS System Software running on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack.
- Risk description
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of command arguments. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into a vulnerable CLI command. An exploit could allow the attacker to read or write arbitrary files at the users privilege level outside of the users path.
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.
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