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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Nexus 3000 Series and 3500 Platform Switches Insecure Default Credentials Vulnerability (CVE-2016-1329)

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Cisco NX-OS: Cisco Nexus 3000 Series and 3500 Platform Switches Insecure Default Credentials Vulnerability (CVE-2016-1329)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/03/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Cisco NX-OS 6.0(2)U6(1) through 6.0(2)U6(5) on Nexus 3000 devices and 6.0(2)A6(1) through 6.0(2)A6(5) and 6.0(2)A7(1) on Nexus 3500 devices has hardcoded credentials, which allows remote attackers to obtain root privileges via a (1) TELNET or (2) SSH session, aka Bug ID CSCuy25800.

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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