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Cisco Bug: CSCvs50174 - Cisco Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software Path Traversal Vulnerability

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Jun 17, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software

Known Affected Releases

NFVIS-3.12.2

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS) could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain root shell access to the underlying operating system and overwrite or read arbitrary files. The attacker would need valid administrative credentials.

This vulnerability is due to improper input validation of CLI command arguments. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using path traversal techniques when executing a vulnerable command. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to gain root shell access to the underlying operating system and overwrite or read arbitrary files on an affected device.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-nfvis-ptrav-SHMzzwVR

Conditions:
At the time of publication, this vulnerability affected Cisco Enterprise NFVIS releases earlier than Release 4.1.1.
At the time of publication, Cisco NFVIS releases 4.1.1 and later contained the fix for this vulnerability.
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