A vulnerability in the Telnet CLI command of Cisco NX-OS System Software running on Cisco Nexus Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of command arguments.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into the Telnet CLI command.

An exploit could allow the attacker to read or write arbitrary files at the userrsquo;s privilege level outside of the userrsquo;s path.

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170517-nss1
A vulnerability in the Telnet CLI command of Cisco NX-OS System Software running on Cisco Nexus Series Switches could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of command arguments.

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into the Telnet CLI command.

An exploit could allow the attacker to read or write arbitrary files at the userrsquo;s privilege level outside of the userrsquo;s path.

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170517-nss1

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2017-6650

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