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CVE-2019-1593 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Bash shell implementation for Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to escalate their privilege level by executing commands authorized to other user roles. The attacker must authenticate with valid user credentials. The vulnerability is due to the incorrect implementation of a Bash shell command that allows role-based access control (RBAC) to be bypassed. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the device and entering a crafted command at the Bash prompt. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to escalate their privilege level by executing commands that should be restricted to other roles. For example, a dev-ops user could escalate their privilege level to admin with a successful exploit of this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107324 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190306-nx-os-bash-escal Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)i5
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i7\(4\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)i4
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i4\(9\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i7\(4\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3500:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)f3\(5\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3600:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.1
Up to (excluding)
8.2\(3\)
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.3
Up to (excluding)
8.3\(1\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_7000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_7700:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
13.2\(4d\)
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
14.0
Up to (excluding)
14.0\(1h\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9000_in_aci_mode:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)i4
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i4\(9\)
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)i5
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i7\(4\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9000_in_standalone:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 8 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:cisco:nx-os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.0\(3\)
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)f3\(5\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9500:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1593
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2019