VDB-114218 · CVE-2018-0224 · BID 103344

Cisco StarOS on ASR 5000 CLI Argument command injection

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A vulnerability was found in Cisco StarOS on ASR 5000 (Router Operating System) (affected version not known). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component CLI. The manipulation as part of a Argument leads to a command injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-77. The software constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/07/2018. The weakness was presented 03/08/2018 with Cisco (Website). The advisory is available at securitytracker.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-0224 since 11/27/2017. Local access is required to approach this attack. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1202 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 107095 (Cisco ASR StarOS Multiple CLI Command Injection Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20180117-staros / cisco-sa-20180307-staros / cisco-sa-20180307-staros1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CISCO and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (107095). See 112223 and 114212 for similar entries.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Command injection
CWE: CWE-77 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1202

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 107095
Nessus Name: Cisco ASR StarOS Multiple CLI Command Injection Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20180117-staros / cisco-sa-20180307-staros / cisco-sa-20180307-staros1)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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11/27/2017 🔍
01/17/2018 +51 days 🔍
03/02/2018 +44 days 🔍
03/07/2018 +5 days 🔍
03/07/2018 +0 days 🔍
03/08/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/08/2018 +0 days 🔍
03/09/2018 +1 days 🔍
01/11/2020 +673 days 🔍


Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: securitytracker.com
Organization: Cisco
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-0224 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103344 - Cisco StarOS for ASR 5000 Series Routers CVE-2018-0224 Local Command Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 03/09/2018 07:47 AM
Updated: 01/11/2020 03:12 PM
Changes: 03/09/2018 07:47 AM (69), 01/11/2020 03:12 PM (6)
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