Cisco Unified Computing System command execution

cisco-ucs-cve20124087-command-exec (87371) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco Unified Computing System could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by unfiltered input in the cluster initial configuration script. By entering invalid parameters during initial setup, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.8
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Cisco Security Notice for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Cisco Security Notice: Cisco Unified Computing System Fabric Interconnect Devices Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-62614: Cisco Unified Computing System CVE-2012-4087 Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-4087: A cluster setup script for fabric interconnect devices in Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via invalid parameters, aka Bug ID CSCtg20793.

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco Unified Computing System

Reported:

Sep 23, 2013

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