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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12666: Cisco IOS XE Software Path Traversal Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12666: Cisco IOS XE Software Path Traversal Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/25/2019
Created
02/08/2020
Added
02/07/2020
Modified
01/18/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the Guest Shell of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform directory traversal on the base Linux operating system of Cisco IOS XE Software. The vulnerability is due to incomplete validation of certain commands. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by first accessing the Guest Shell and then entering specific commands. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the base Linux operating system.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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