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CVE-2016-9196 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in login authentication management in Cisco Aironet 1800, 2800, and 3800 Series Access Point platforms could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain unrestricted root access to the underlying Linux operating system. The root Linux shell is provided for advanced troubleshooting and should not be available to individual users, even those with root privileges. The attacker must have the root password to exploit this vulnerability. More Information: CSCvb13893. Known Affected Releases: 8.2(121.0) 8.3(102.0). Known Fixed Releases: 8.4(1.53) 8.4(1.52) 8.3(111.0) 8.3(104.23) 8.2(130.0) 8.2(124.1).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97468 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038187
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170405-aironet Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.1\(15.14\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.1\(112.3\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.1\(112.4\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.1\(131.0\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.2\(100.0\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.2\(102.43\):*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:aironet_access_point:8.2_base:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_1800:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_2800e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_2800i:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_3800e:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_3800i:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:aironet_3800p:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9196
NVD Published Date:
04/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/11/2017