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CVE-2019-1732 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Remote Package Manager (RPM) subsystem of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with administrator credentials to leverage a time-of-check, time-of-use (TOCTOU) race condition to corrupt local variables, which could lead to arbitrary command injection. The vulnerability is due to the lack of a proper locking mechanism on critical variables that need to stay static until used. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to an affected device and issuing a set of RPM-related CLI commands. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to perform arbitrary command injection. The attacker would need administrator credentials for the targeted device.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
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: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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/108361 Third Party Advisory
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190515-nxos-rpm-injec Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • OS Command Injections (CWE-78)

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\(3\)i4
Up to (excluding)
7.0\(3\)i7\(4\)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3100:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3100-z:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3100v:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3200:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3400:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3500:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3524-x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3524-xl:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3548-x:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_3548-xl:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9200:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9300:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:cisco:nexus_9500:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( 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)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1732
NVD Published Date:
05/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2019