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Cisco XE: CVE-2021-1376: Cisco IOS XE Software Fast Reload Vulnerabilities

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Cisco XE: CVE-2021-1376: Cisco IOS XE Software Fast Reload Vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/25/2021
Created
03/25/2021
Added
03/25/2021
Modified
01/18/2022

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities in the fast reload feature of Cisco IOS XE Software running on Cisco Catalyst 3850, Cisco Catalyst 9300, and Cisco Catalyst 9300L Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to either execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system, install and boot a malicious software image, or execute unsigned binaries on an affected device. These vulnerabilities are due to improper checks performed by system boot routines. To exploit these vulnerabilities, the attacker would need privileged access to the CLI of the device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to either execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system or execute unsigned code and bypass the image verification check part of the secure boot process. For more information about these vulnerabilities, see the Details section of this advisory.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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