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Cisco Bug: CSCur12303 - Nexus VSUM Bash vulnerability - CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169

Last Modified

Jan 31, 2017

Products (3)

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for VMware vSphere
  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch
  • Cisco Application Virtual Switch

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Description (partial)

The Nexus VSUM includes a version of bash that is affected by the vulnerabilities
identified by the Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) IDs:


This bug has been opened to address the potential impact on this product.

All current versions of NX-OS binaries packaged on this platform are affected unless otherwise stated
This bug will be updated with detailed affected and fixed software versions once fixed software is available.

Exposure is not configuration dependent.
Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability

ssh into the VSUM appliance is affected.

A user must first successfully log in and authenticate via SSH to trigger this vulnerability.
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