A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco NX-OS System Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a command injection attack. An attacker would need valid administrator credentials to perform this exploit.

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

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting crafted command arguments into a vulnerable CLI command.

An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands as root.

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-20171129-nxos3

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2017-12334

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