The CLI parser in Cisco NX-OS allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions, and overwrite or create arbitrary files, via shell output redirection, aka Bug IDs CSCts56672 and CSCts56669.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20131004 Cisco NX-OS Software Input Validation Vulnerability
Vulnerable software and versions