Cisco Unified Computing System Central Software contains a vulnerability that could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the local-mgmt context in Cisco Unified
Computing System Central Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to
gain shell-level access to the affected device.
vulnerability is due to improper input validation in the copy command.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted command in the command-line interface.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Unified Computing System Central Software versions 1.1 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified Computing System Central Software may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must have local access to the targeted device. This access requirement may decrease the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2014-0730
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCul53128 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain shell-level access to the affected device, which would result in a complete system compromise.
The vulnerability is due to improper input validation in the copy command by the affected software.
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted command in the command-line interface. If successful, the attacker could gain shell-level access to the targeted device, resulting in a complete system compromise.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to access local systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Unified Computing System Central Software
1.0 Base | 1.1 Base
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