ConfD CLI Privilege Escalation and Arbitrary File Read and Write Vulnerabilities

Cisco Security Advisory

Multiple vulnerabilities in the ConfD CLI could allow an authenticated, low-privileged, local attacker to read and write arbitrary files as root or elevate privileges to root on the underlying operating system.  

For more information about these vulnerabilities, see the Details section of this advisory. 

Cisco has released software updates that address these vulnerabilities. There are no workarounds that address these vulnerabilities.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://sec.cloudapps.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-cnfd-rwpesc-ZAOufyx8

Security Impact Rating: High

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