This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to overwrite arbitrary files in the underlying host file system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the parameters of a specific CLI command. A local administrator can issue that command with specific parameters and overwrite the content of any arbitrary file that resides on the underlying host file system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco IOS XE: 16.9, Gibraltar-16.10.1CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.