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CVE-2018-0115 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the CLI of the Cisco StarOS operating system for Cisco ASR 5000 Series routers could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges on an affected host operating system. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting malicious command arguments into a vulnerable CLI command. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to authenticate to the affected system by using valid administrator credentials. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvf93332.

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 (V3.0 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/102788 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040239 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180117-staros Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE-78)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:staros:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:asr_5000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:asr_5500:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:asr_5700:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0115
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019