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Cisco NX-OS: CVE-2021-1227: Cisco NX-OS Software NX-API Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

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Cisco NX-OS: CVE-2021-1227: Cisco NX-OS Software NX-API Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/25/2021
Created
02/26/2021
Added
02/25/2021
Modified
08/26/2021

Description

A vulnerability in the NX-API feature of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack on an affected system. This vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections for the NX-API on an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user of the NX-API to follow a malicious link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to perform arbitrary actions with the privilege level of the affected user. The attacker could view and modify the device configuration. Note: The NX-API feature is disabled by default.

Solution(s)

  • update-nxos

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