Cisco Unified Communications Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information. Updates are available.
A vulnerability in the disaster recovery system (DRS) of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to acquire sensitive information about DRS-related devices.
The vulnerability is due to extraneous information included in the web page. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the affected web page and extracting the sensitive information. An exploit could allow the attacker to gain sensitive information about devices configured for DRS use.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice and released software updates.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco UCM versions 9.1(1) and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco UCM may also be vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must authenticate to the 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.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-6978
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCuj39249 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information on an affected device. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
Technical details are not available.
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.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Unified Communications Manager
8.5 Base, .1 | 8.6 Base, .1, .2 | 9.0 Base | 9.0(1) Base | 9.1 Base, .2 | 9.1(1) Base
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