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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      Last Modified:  08/17/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6710
Original release date:
08/17/2017
Last revised:
08/25/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.1 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.2
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
8.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
9.2
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100362 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100362
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170816-em Vendor Advisory External Source CISCO 20170816 Cisco Virtual Network Function Element Manager Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • OS Command Injections (CWE-78)

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