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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Tivoli Business Service Manager Denial of Service Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE: Insufficient Information
IntelliShield ID:28840
Version:1
First Published:2013 April 06 19:38 GMT
Last Published:2013 April 06 19:38 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-1174
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 Tivoli Business Service Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
Cisco Tivoli Business Service Manager (TBSM), which is part of Cisco Hosted Collaboration Mediation (HCM), contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a partial denial of service (DoS).

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a flood of TCP packets directed to ports 17310-17542 on Cisco TBSM. A successful attack could cause certain services to hang while the attack lasts.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco TBSM version 9.0 was vulnerable. Later versions of Cisco TBSM may also be affected.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks to send a series of TCP packets to the targeted system. This access requirement may reduce the likelihood of a successful attack.

Customers are advised to review the bug report in the vendor announcements section for a current list of affected versions.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice for bug ID CSCue03703 at the following link: CVE-2013-1174
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause certain services utilized by the affected application to hang, resulting in a DoS condition.
 
Technical Information
Technical information is 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
Software updates are not available.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


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

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Hosted Collaboration Solution 9.0(x) Base

Associated Products:
N/A




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