This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient input validation of data that is passed into the Tcl interpreter. A local user with privilege level 15 can load malicious Tcl code and execute arbitrary commands as root.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco IOS XE: All versions
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.