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Cisco Bug: CSCul07947 - Hidden cli commands allow access to arbitrary files

Last Modified

Nov 23, 2018

Products (4)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch

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Description (partial)


Cisco devices running NX-OS include hidden commands that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to view arbitrary files on on the
underlying operating system. This could result in the disclosure of critical system information.

The following Cisco Nexus devices are affected:
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series
Cisco Nexus 3000 Series
Cisco Nexus 1000V Series


Cisco Nexus and MDS switches running an affected version of NX-OS software are affected.
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