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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Software Default Credential Vulnerability (CVE-2016-1341)

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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Software Default Credential Vulnerability (CVE-2016-1341)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2018
Modified
03/06/2023

Description

Cisco NX-OS 7.0(1)N1(1), 7.0(1)N1(3), and 7.0(4)N1(1) on Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender devices has a blank root password, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, aka Bug ID CSCur22079.

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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