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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20851: Cisco IOS XE Software Web UI Command Injection Vulnerability

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Cisco XE: CVE-2022-20851: Cisco IOS XE Software Web UI Command Injection Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2022
Created
09/30/2022
Added
09/29/2022
Modified
10/07/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the web UI feature of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to perform an injection attack against an affected device. This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted input to the web UI API. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system with root privileges. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must have valid Administrator privileges on the affected device.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-xe-upgrade-latest

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