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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Prime for HCS Assurance Information Disclosure Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:29801
Version:1
First Published:2013 June 26 19:33 GMT
Last Published:2013 June 26 19:33 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-3398
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
CVSS Base:5.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.8
 
 
Version Summary:Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
A vulnerability in web framework could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access information about internal file system resources such as paths and names of files and directories.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient security hardening of replies to crafted HTTP requests. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the affected system and observe the response from the system. An exploit could allow the attacker to access confidential information about the affected system such as file system organization, paths, and names of files and directories.

Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) versions 9.1.1 and prior were vulnerable. Later versions of Cisco Prime Central for HCS may also be affected.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker may need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted HTTP requests to a targeted device. This access requirement decreases the likelihood of a successful exploit.

Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3398

Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCuh64574 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access sensitive information such as paths and names of files and directories on an affected system. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to insufficient security restrictions imposed by the affected software while replying to crafted HTTP requests.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to the affected system. An successful exploit could allow the attacker to access confidential information about the affected system such as file system organization, paths, and names of files and directories.
 
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 allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.

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 Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution 1.0 Base, .1 | 9.1 Base, .1

Associated Products:
N/A




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