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CVE-2016-6450 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the package unbundle utility of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain write access to some files in the underlying operating system. This vulnerability affects the following products if they are running a vulnerable release of Cisco IOS XE Software: Cisco 5700 Series Wireless LAN Controllers, Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches, Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switches, Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series Switches, Cisco Catalyst 4500X Series Switches. More Information: CSCva60013 CSCvb22622. Known Affected Releases: 3.7(0) 16.4.1 Denali-16.1.3 Denali-16.2.2 Denali-16.3.1. Known Fixed Releases: 15.2(4)E3 16.1(2.208) 16.2(2.42) 16.3(1.22) 16.4(0.190) 16.5(0.29).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.5 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94340
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037299
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161115-iosxe Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:3.6.2ae:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:3.6.3e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:3.6.4e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:3.8.1e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:ios_xe:16.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6450
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017