Cisco NX-OS Software Cisco Discovery Protocol Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (cisco-sa-20200205-nxos-cdp-rce)
High Nessus Plugin ID 133604
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version, the Cisco NX-OS System Software is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability within the Cisco Discovery Protocol due to improper validation of input. An unauthenticated, adjacent attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.
Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.
SolutionUpgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvr09175 and/or CSCvr09531.