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CVE-2019-1972 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability the Cisco Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS) restricted CLI could allow an authenticated, local attacker with valid administrator-level credentials to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system as root. The vulnerability is due to insufficient restrictions during the execution of an affected CLI command. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by leveraging the insufficient restrictions during the execution of an affected command. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary commands on the underlying operating system as root.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Cisco Systems, Inc.
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20190807-nfv-privescal Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST   Cisco Systems, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:enterprise_network_function_virtualization_infrastructure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.6.3
Up to (including)
3.10.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1972
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019