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Cisco Bug: CSCus48748 - vdc-operator on N7K VDC can show startup config using crafted CLI cmds

Last Modified

Jul 04, 2018

Products (8)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 6-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Switch

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Description (partial)

Cisco Nexus devices running Cisco NX-OS software contain an information disclosure vulnerability within the command line interpreter that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to 
disclose the startup configuration of a device on which they are assigned to a Virtual Device Context (VDC). 

The vulnerability exists improper input sanitization of a certain CLI command.  An attacker assigned to the operator role of a VDC could leverage this vulnerability to display the startup 
configuration the device that their VDC has been assigned to.

Cisco Nexus devices running an affected version of Cisco NX-OS software.
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