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vulnerability alert CVE-2019-1592

Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI: privilege escalation via File Background Operations

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via File Background Operations of Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Hacker's origin: user account.
Creation date: 02/05/2019.
Références of this threat: cisco-sa-20190501-aci-hw-clock-util, CSCvm64104, CVE-2019-1592, VIGILANCE-VUL-29181.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via File Background Operations of Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI, in order to escalate his privileges.
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