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Cisco Security Notice

Cisco Unified Computing System Baseboard Management Controller Command Injection Vulnerability

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2012-4112
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4112
Release Date: 2013 October 16 22:25  UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 October 17 15:25  UTC (GMT)

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Summary

A vulnerability in the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) of the Cisco Unified Computing System could allow an authenticated, local attacker to inject arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability is due to improper filtering of user-supplied parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing invalid parameters to certain command-line interface (CLI) commands. An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands or obtain an interactive shell with elevated privileges.

Affected Products

ProductMore InformationCVSS
Cisco Unified Computing System (Standalone)CSCtr433306.8/5.6

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