Cisco Digital Media Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct an open redirect attack. Updates are not available.
Cisco Digital Media Manager (DMM) contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the DMM to issue a redirect to an arbitrary third-party URL.
The vulnerability is due to an open redirect issue in the DMM login page. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting a specific URL pointing to the DMM login page with a parameter that could trigger the DMM to issue an HTTP redirect to a host under the control of the attacker.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco DMM Software version 5.3 was vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco DMM Software may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, it is likely an attacker would need to access or control a host system that is able to communicate with the targeted device. In addition, the attacker would need to know the location of the device to point a crafted URL to the login page. Typically, these devices would be on trusted, internal networks behind firewalls. These access requirements decrease the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3446
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCub23849 for a complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to redirect to a host that the attacker controls. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to an unspecified open redirect issue in the DMM login page used by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting a specific URL pointing to the DMM login page of an affected device with a parameter that could trigger the DMM to issue an HTTP redirect to an already compromised host.
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 may consider using IP-based access control lists (ACLs) to allow only trusted systems to access the affected systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Digital Media Manager Software
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