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computer threat CVE-2019-1778

Cisco NX-OS: privilege escalation via CLI

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via CLI of Cisco NX-OS, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/05/2019.
Références of this alert: cisco-sa-20190515-nxos-cmdinj-1778, cisco-sa-20190515-nxos-fxos-cmdinj-1779, CVE-2019-1778, VIGILANCE-VUL-29339.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via CLI of Cisco NX-OS, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user console.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

Cisco NX-OS: solution CSCvh75996 CSCvj03877.
The solution is described on the Cisco site:
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvh75996
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvh75996
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvh75996
  https://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvj03877
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvj03877
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvj03877
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