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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-1381

A vulnerability in Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker with high privileges or an unauthenticated attacker with physical access to the device to open a debugging console. The vulnerability is due to insufficient command authorization restrictions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running commands on the hardware platform to open a debugging console. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access a debugging console.
Publish Date : 2021-03-24 Last Update Date : 2021-03-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 489

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-1381

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.1b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.1c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.1s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1z * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1za * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1t * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1w * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1x * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1y * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.1c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.2a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.2s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.2t * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.3a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.3s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Cisco Ios Xe 16.12.4a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.1.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.1.1s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.1.1t * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.1r * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.1v * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Cisco Ios Xe 17.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cisco Ios Xe 36

- References For CVE-2021-1381
CISCO 20210324 Cisco IOS XE Software Active Debug Code Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-1381

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