A vulnerability in the filesystem of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with physical access to an affected device to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system (OS) with root privileges. The vulnerability is due to insufficient file location validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by placing code in a specific format on a USB device and inserting it into an affected Cisco device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute the code with root privileges on the underlying OS of the affected device.
Published 2019-09-25 21:15:12
Updated 2019-10-09 23:46:02
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-12672

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 34 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-12672

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
6.2
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.3
5.9
Cisco Systems, Inc.
6.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-12672

References for CVE-2019-12672

Products affected by CVE-2019-12672

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