CVE ID: CVE-2013-6685
Release Date: 2013 November 12 20:48 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 November 13 15:20 UTC (GMT)
SummaryA vulnerability in Cisco Unified IP Phone 9951, Cisco Unified IP Phone 9971, and Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961 could allow an authenticated, local attacker to fully compromise the affected device.
The vulnerability is due to insecure file permissions on memory block devices. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by mounting a malicious filesystem that contains an attacker-controlled SUID binary. An exploit could allow the attacker to take complete control of the affected device.
Cisco would like to thank Red Balloon Security for reporting this vulnerability.
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