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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2012-4076

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Cisco NX-OS allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a command that calls the system library function, aka Bug IDs CSCtf23559 and CSCtf27780.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • SINGLE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published