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CVE-2021-1227 Detail

Description

A vulnerability in the NX-API feature of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack on an affected system. This vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections for the NX-API on an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user of the NX-API to follow a malicious link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to perform arbitrary actions with the privilege level of the affected user. The attacker could view and modify the device configuration. Note: The NX-API feature is disabled by default.


Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-nxos-nxapi-csrf-wRMzWL9z Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-352 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-1227
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2021
NVD Last Modified:
03/03/2021
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.