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Cisco Bug: CSCtf27651 - VSH parsing of SED parameters allows linux cli access

Last Modified

Aug 06, 2018

Products (3)

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch

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Description (partial)


Devices running Cisco NX-OS may fail to properly sanitize input passed to certain commands via the command line.  An authenticated, local attacker 
could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system.


Devices running affected version of NX-OS.

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