444 : Cisco Catalyst Web Interface /exec Remote Command Execution
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Cisco Catalyst contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code. The issue is triggered when a specially crafted URL is sent to the web interface. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related


Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this issue. It is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s):

Disable the web interface by inserting the following line in the switch configuration: set web disabled


Cisco Systems, Inc.
Catalyst 3500 XL
All Versions


Tools & Filters





Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2


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