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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.3222
         Cisco Prime Network Services Controller Arbitrary Command
                          Execution Vulnerability
                             23 December 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco Prime Network Services Controller
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Console/Physical
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-6426  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151217-pnsc

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Cisco Security Advisory

Cisco Prime Network Services Controller Arbitrary Command Execution
Vulnerability
Medium

Advisory ID:
cisco-sa-20151217-pnsc

Published:
2015 December 17 16:23  GMT

Version 1.0:
Final

CVSS Score:
Base - 6.8

Workarounds:
No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs:
CSCus99427

CVE-2015-6426
CWE-20

Summary

    A vulnerability in the management of local commands of Cisco Prime
    Network Services Controller could allow an authenticated, local attacker
    to perform arbitrary command execution.

    The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of local commands. An
    attacker could exploit this vulnerability by issuing extra parameters
    to a specific local command. An exploit could allow the attacker to
    execute arbitrary commands.

    Cisco has released software updates that address this
    vulnerability. Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not
    available.

    This advisory is available at the following link:
    http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151217-pnsc

Affected Products

    Vulnerable Products
    Cisco Prime Network Services Controller release 3.0 is vulnerable.
    Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
    No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
    vulnerability.

Workarounds

    Workarounds are not available.

Fixed Software

    When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to
    consult the Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at
    http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and review subsequent advisories to
    determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.

    In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded
    contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and
    software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the
    new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to
    contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted
    maintenance providers.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

    The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware
    of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that
    is described in this advisory.

URL

    http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151217-pnsc



Revision History

    Version	Description		Section		Status	Date
    1.0		Initial public release	-		Final	2015-December-17
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