Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Fabric Switches Application-Centric Infrastructure Mode Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2019-1588)

medium Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 501338


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


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).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 501338

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 7/25/2023

Updated: 7/26/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1588


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:nx-os

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Cisco

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/6/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1588

CWE: 269