The Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) in Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) does not properly handle SSH escape sequences, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass an unspecified authentication step via SSH port forwarding, aka Bug ID CSCtg17656.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20130923 Cisco Unified Computing System Baseboard Management Controller Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
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