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CVE-2014-7990 Detail

Current Description

Cisco IOS XE 3.5E and earlier on WS-C3850, WS-C3860, and AIR-CT5760 devices does not properly parse the "request system shell" challenge response, which allows local users to obtain Linux root access by leveraging administrative privilege, aka Bug ID CSCur09815.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-7990 Vendor Advisory
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=36351 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70968
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031179
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98529

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.5e
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:air-ct5760:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:ws-c3850:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:ws-c3860:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7990
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017