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Cisco XE: CVE-2021-1281: Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2021-1281: Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/25/2021
Created
03/25/2021
Added
03/25/2021
Modified
08/05/2021

Description

A vulnerability in CLI management in Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to access the underlying operating system as the root user. This vulnerability is due to the way the software handles concurrent CLI sessions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the device as an administrative user and executing a sequence of commands. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain access to the underlying operating system as the root user.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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