VDB-131393 · CVE-2019-1588 · BID 107316

Cisco NX-OS prior 14.0(1h) on Nexus 9000 ACI Mode input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Cisco NX-OS on Nexus 9000 (Router Operating System). This issue affects an unknown part of the component ACI Mode. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. 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. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

A vulnerability in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Fabric Switches running in Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode could allow an authenticated, local attacker to read arbitrary files on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a lack of proper input and validation checking mechanisms of user-supplied input sent to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker unauthorized access to read arbitrary files on an affected device. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 14.0(1h).

The bug was discovered 03/06/2019. The weakness was presented 03/06/2019 as cisco-sa-20190306-aci-file-rea as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at tools.cisco.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-1588 since 12/06/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 14.0(1h) eliminates this vulnerability.

See 131397, 131396, 131395 and 131394 for similar entries.






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VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: NX-OS 14.0(1h)


12/06/2018 🔍
03/06/2019 +90 days 🔍
03/06/2019 +0 days 🔍
03/07/2019 +1 days 🔍
07/29/2023 +1605 days 🔍


Vendor: cisco.com

Advisory: cisco-sa-20190306-aci-file-rea
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-1588 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 107316

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Created: 03/07/2019 07:01 AM
Updated: 07/29/2023 08:43 AM
Changes: 03/07/2019 07:01 AM (60), 06/06/2020 08:42 PM (1), 07/29/2023 08:38 AM (4), 07/29/2023 08:43 AM (12)
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