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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Unity Express Multiple Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerabilities

 
Threat Type:CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
IntelliShield ID:28045
Version:1
First Published:2013 February 01 20:03 GMT
Last Published:2013 February 01 20:03 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-1120
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
CVSS Base:5.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.8
 
Version Summary:Cisco Unity Express contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks on a targeted system. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
Cisco Unity Express contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerabilities are due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied input processed by the Cisco Unity Express software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to follow a malicious link that is designed to submit malicious requests to the affected software. If successful, the attacker could perform certain unauthorized actions on the vulnerable software, which could be used to conduct further attacks on the system.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerabilities in a security notice; however software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
Cisco Unity Express software versions prior to 8.0 are vulnerable.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit these vulnerabilities, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.

All affected versions of the software have reached End of Software Maintenance or Last Day of Support.

Cisco Unity Express software prior to version 8.0 is supported only on NM-CUE, NM-CUE-EC, AIM-CUE, AIM2-CUE-K9, and NME-CUE hardware modules. Hardware modules NM-CUE and NM-CUE-EC reached the Last Day of Support on April 15, 2011. Hardware module AIM-CUE reached the End of Software Maintenance on September 27, 2011. Hardware modules AIM2-CUE-K9 and NME-CUE reached the End of Software Maintenance on December 1, 2012.

Cisco would like to thank security researcher Jacob Holcomb for reporting these vulnerabilities.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice for bug ID CSCue35910 at the following link: CVE-2013-1120
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to perform certain unauthorized actions on the vulnerable software, which could be used to conduct further attacks on the system.
 
Technical Information
Technical details are not available.
 
Safeguards
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.

Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a supported hardware option. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at tac@cisco.com for assistance.

 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Unity Express 1.0.2 Base | 1.1.1 Base | 1.1.2 Base | 2.0.1 Base | 2.0.2 Base | 2.1.1 Base | 2.1.2 Base | 2.1.3 Base | 2.2.0 Base | 2.2.1 Base | 2.2.2 Base | 2.3.0 Base | 2.3.1 Base

Associated Products:
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