Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information. Updates are available.
A vulnerability in the analytics page of the Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to the analytics pages of a Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera.
The vulnerability is due to an undocumented user account with a hard-coded password. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the analytics pages of the Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera using the hard-coded credentials. An exploit could allow the attacker to view the analytics page, which contains a view of the video feed.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera versions 3.2.2 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Camera may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, it is likely that an attacker would need access to trusted, internal networks in which the targeted device may reside. This access requirement decreases the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-5535
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug IDs CSCuj70402 and CSCuj70419 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to the analytics page of a targeted device. This page contains a view of the video feed that an attacker could leverage to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to a hard-coded password associated with an undocumented user account used by Cisco Video Surveillance 4000 Series IP Cameras.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the analytics pages of the targeted device using the hard-coded credentials. An exploit could allow the attacker to view the analytics page, which contains a view of the video feed that could aid in conducting 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 monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via email at email@example.com for assistance.
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