Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution Assurance contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on a targeted device. Updates are available.
A vulnerability in the web framework of the Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) Assurance could
allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to enumerate the account
credentials for the administrator account.
The vulnerability is
due to improper input validation. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability by sending a crafted HTTP request to the web
user interface. An exploit could allow the attacker to gain access to the
Cisco Prime Central for HCS Assurance application
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security advisory and has released software updates.
Cisco Prime Central for HCS Assurance versions 1.1 and prior are affected.
To exploit this vulnerability, it is likely that an attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted HTTP requests to a targeted device. This access requirement limits 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.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information such as user credentials on a targeted device. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to improper user authentication and inadequate session management within the web framework of the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting crafted HTTP requests to the web interface of an affected device. Processing the crafted request could allow the attacker to gain access to sensitive information such as user credentials. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
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.
Cisco customers with active contracts can obtain updates through the Software Center at the following link: Cisco. Cisco customers without contracts can obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution
1.0 Base, .1 | 1.1 Base
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