Cisco Catalyst Web Interface Remote Command Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote router has a command execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote device appears to be a Cisco Catalyst. It is
possible to execute arbitrary commands on the router by requesting
them via HTTP, as in :


This command shows the configuration file, which contains passwords.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to take control of the router.

See also :

Solution :

Disable the web configuration interface.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CISCO

Nessus Plugin ID: 10545 (cisco_catalyst.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1846

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0945