Cisco Unified Communications Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the OS Administration page of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Cisco Unified CM) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack against the OS Administration web interface.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections on the Call Detail Records (CDR) Analysis and Reporting (CAR) web interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading an authenticated user of the affected system to follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause changes to OS Administration on behalf of the user.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Unified CM versions 10.0(1) and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified CM may also be vulnerable.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
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-2014-0740
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCun00701 for a complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause changes to the OS Administration web interface on behalf of the user. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections on the CAR web interface.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading an authenticated user of the affected system to follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause changes to OS Administration on behalf of the user.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
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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