A vulnerability in Cisco NX-OS System Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to bypass signature verification when loading a software patch.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient NX-OS signature verification for software patches.
An authenticated, local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass signature verification and load a crafted, unsigned software patch on a targeted device.
The attacker would need valid administrator credentials to perform this exploit.
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link:
Security Impact Rating: Medium