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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A vulnerability in Cisco Nexus Dashboard could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to write arbitrary files on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation in the web-based management interface of Cisco Nexus Dashboard. An attacker with Administrator credentials could exploit this vulnerability by uploading a crafted file. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on an affected device.

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  • HIGH

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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published