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computer vulnerability CVE-2019-1836

Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI: privilege escalation via Symbolic Link Path Traversal

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Symbolic Link Path Traversal of Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Nexus by Cisco, NX-OS.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Attacker's origin: user account.
Creation date: 02/05/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: cisco-sa-20190501-fabric-traversal, CSCvo80695, CVE-2019-1836, VIGILANCE-VUL-29185.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Symbolic Link Path Traversal of Cisco Nexus 9000 ACI, in order to escalate his privileges.
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