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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2012-4122

Severity Medium
Score 6.2/10

Summary

The CLI parser in Cisco NX-OS allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions, and overwrite or create arbitrary files, via shell output redirection, aka Bug IDs CSCts56672 and CSCts56669.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • SINGLE
  • COMPLETE
  • NONE
  • 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