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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12670: Cisco IOS XE Software IOx Guest Shell Namespace Protection Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2019-12670: Cisco IOS XE Software IOx Guest Shell Namespace Protection Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/25/2019
Created
02/08/2020
Added
02/07/2020
Modified
01/18/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the filesystem of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker within the IOx Guest Shell to modify the namespace container protections on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to insufficient file permissions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by modifying files that they should not have access to. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to remove container protections and perform file actions outside the namespace of the container.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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