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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4078

The Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) in Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) does not properly handle SSH escape sequences, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass an unspecified authentication step via SSH port forwarding, aka Bug ID CSCtg17656.
Publish Date : 2013-09-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4078

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cisco Unified Computing System 1.0 Base Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cisco Unified Computing System 1.0(2k) Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Cisco Unified Computing System 1.1(1m) Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Cisco Unified Computing System 1.1 Base Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Unified Computing System 4

- References For CVE-2012-4078
XF cisco-ucs-cve20124078-priv-esc(87367)
CISCO 20130923 Cisco Unified Computing System Baseboard Management Controller Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1029084

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4078

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