The TCL shell in Cisco IOS 12.2(14)S before 12.2(14)S16, 12.2(18)S before 12.2(18)S11, and certain other releases before 25 January 2006 does not perform Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) command authorization checks, which may allow local users to execute IOS EXEC commands that were prohibited via the AAA configuration, aka Bug ID CSCeh73049.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20060125 Response to AAA Command Authorization by-pass
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