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Cisco Bug: CSCtf25457 - VSH parsing of SED parameters allows linux cli access

Last Modified

Jan 31, 2017

Products (3)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch

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An authenticated, local attacker could leverage an input handling flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system with elevated 


Cisco devices running an affected version of NXOS software.

This issue affects:
Nexus 7000
Nexus 5000

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