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computer vulnerability note 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.
Impacted systems: Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Pirate's origin: user console.
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.

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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