Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to read arbitrary files from the underlying file system. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the bulk administration interface of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (UCM) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to read arbitrary files from the underlying file system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing crafted input at a specific prompt in the bulk administration interface. An exploit could allow the attacker to read arbitrary files from the underlying operating system.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco UCM versions 10.0(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-2014-0724
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCum05340 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access sensitive information on an affected device. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation by the bulk administration interface of an affected device.
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing crafted input at a specific prompt in the bulk administration interface. An exploit could allow the attacker to read arbitrary files from the underlying operating system, which could be leveraged to conduct further attacks.
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.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Unified Communications Manager
10.0 Base | 10.0(1) Base
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