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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-5556

The license-installation module on the Cisco Nexus 1000V switch 4.2(1)SV1(5.2b) and earlier for VMware vSphere, Cisco Nexus 1000V switch 5.2(1)SM1(5.1) for Microsoft Hyper-V, and Cisco Virtual Security Gateway 4.2(1)VSG1(1) for Nexus 1000V switches allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary commands via crafted "install all iso" arguments, aka Bug ID CSCui21340.
Publish Date : 2013-11-17 Last Update Date : 2013-11-20
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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) Execute CodeGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-5556

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1)vsg1(1) - ~~~nexus 1000v~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1) Sv1(4) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1) Sv1(4a) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1) Sv1(4b) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1)sv1(5.1a) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1)sv1(5.1) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1)sv1(5.2) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 4.2(1)sv1(5.2b) - ~~~vmware Vsphere~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Hardware Cisco Nexus 1000v 5.2(1)sm1(5.1) - ~~~microsoft Hyper-v~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Nexus 1000v 9

- References For CVE-2013-5556 CONFIRM
CISCO 20131114 Cisco Nexus 1000V Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-5556

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