Vulnerability Bulletins

ConfD CLI Secure Shell Server Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

System information

Affected software Cisco


A vulnerability in ConfD could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands at the level of the account under which ConfD is running, which is commonly root. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must have a valid account on the affected device. The vulnerability exists because the affected software incorrectly runs the SFTP user service at the privilege level of the account that was running when the ConfD built-in Secure Shell (SSH) server for CLI was enabled. If

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Standar resources

Property Value
CVE CVE-2021-1572.

Version history

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