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CVE-2017-6710 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Cisco Virtual Network Function (VNF) Element Manager could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to elevate privileges and run commands in the context of the root user on the server. The vulnerability is due to command settings that allow Cisco VNF Element Manager users to specify arbitrary commands that will run as root on the server. An attacker could use this setting to elevate privileges and run commands in the context of the root user on the server. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvc76670. Known Affected Releases: prior to 5.0.4 and 5.1.4.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/17/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100362 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170816-em Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • OS Command Injections (CWE-78)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6710
NVD Published Date:
08/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/25/2017