Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco Nexus Dashboard could allow an authenticated, local attacker to elevate privileges on an affected device. These vulnerabilities are due to insufficient input validation during CLI command execution on an affected device. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by authenticating as the rescue-user and executing vulnerable CLI commands using a malicious payload. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to elevate privileges to root on an affected device.
Published 2022-07-22 04:15:13
Updated 2022-07-29 13:12:59
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-20909

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-20909

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.0
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
0.8
5.2
Cisco Systems, Inc.
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-20909

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product checks the state of a resource before using that resource, but the resource's state can change between the check and the use in a way that invalidates the results of the check. This can cause the product to perform invalid actions when the resource is in an unexpected state.
    Assigned by: ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-20909

Products affected by CVE-2022-20909

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