Cisco IOS XE Software Privilege Escalation (cisco-sa-priv-esc2-A6jVRu7C)

High Nessus Plugin ID 137361


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco IOS XE Software is affected by Privilege Escalation vulnerability. An authenticated, local attacker to escalate their privileges to a user with root-level privileges due to insufficient validation of user-supplied content. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to load malicious software onto an affected device.

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvq24021

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137361

File Name: cisco-sa-priv-esc2-A6jVRu7C-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 2020/06/11

Updated: 2020/06/18

Dependencies: 67217

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3214

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/06/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3214


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-priv-esc2-A6jVRu7C

IAVA: 2020-A-0239

CWE: 264