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ESB-2014.0748 - [Cisco] Cisco NX-OS: Access confidential data - Existing account

Date: 19 May 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0748
          Cisco NX-OS Software Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability
                                19 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco NX-OS
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-6975  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-6975

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Cisco Security Notice

Cisco NX-OS Software Arbitrary File Read Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2013-6975

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6975

Release Date: 2014 May 15 22:09  UTC (GMT)

Last Updated: 2014 May 16 19:49  UTC (GMT)

Related Documents:    

Summary

A vulnerability in the command-line interface (CLI) of Cisco NX-OS Software 
could allow an authenticated, local attacker to access the contents of 
arbitrary files on the affected device.

The vulnerability is due to improper filtering of user input. An attacker 
could exploit this vulnerability to perform a directory traversal attack. 
An exploit could allow the attacker to access arbitrary files on an affected 
device.

Affected Products

Product			More Information	CVSS
Cisco NX-OS Software	CSCul05217		4.6/4.4

What Is a Cisco Security Notice?

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) publishes Cisco 
Security Notices to inform customers of low- to mid-level severity security 
issues involving Cisco products.

Customers who wish to upgrade to a software version that includes fixes for 
these issues should contact their normal support channels. Free software 
updates will not be provided for issues that are disclosed through a Cisco 
Security Notice.

For additional information about Cisco PSIRT publications, see the Cisco 
Security Vulnerability Policy at 
http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/psirt/security_vulnerability_policy.html

Customers Using Third-Party Support Organizations

Customers may have Cisco products that are provided or maintained through 
prior or existing agreements with third-party support organizations, such as 
Cisco Partners, authorized resellers, or service providers. For these products,
customers should consult their service providers or support organizations to
ensure that any applied workaround or fix is the most appropriate in the 
intended network before it is deployed.

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