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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco WebEx Business Suite HTTP GET Parameters Include Sensitive Information

 
Threat Type:CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure
IntelliShield ID:33405
Version:1
First Published:2014 March 19 16:16 GMT
Last Published:2014 March 19 16:16 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2014-0708
BugTraq ID:66285
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
CVSS Base:5.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.8
 
 
Version Summary:Cisco WebEx Business Suite contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to view sensitive information. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
A vulnerability in Cisco WebEx Business Suite could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to view sensitive information transmitted in GET parameters of URL requests.

The vulnerability is due to inclusion of sensitive information in URLs as GET parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by viewing application URL requests that contain the sensitive information in GET parameters.

This vulnerability was reported to Cisco by Jim LaValley of LaValley Consulting.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
Cisco WebEx Business Suite products are vulnerable. 
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker may need access to trusted, internal networks to view application URL requests from a targeted device. This access requirement may reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2014-0708

Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCul98272 for a complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view sensitive information in GET parameters on an affected device. A successful exploit could be used to conduct further attacks.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to inclusion of sensitive information in URLs as GET parameters.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by viewing application URL requests that contain sensitive information in GET parameters. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to use the information to aid in conducting further attacks.
 
Safeguards
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 monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Software updates are not available.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco WebEx Event Center Original Release Base
CiscoCisco WebEx Meeting Center Original Release Base
CiscoCisco WebEx Sales Center Original Release Base
CiscoCisco WebEx Support Center Original Release Base
CiscoCisco WebEx Training Center Original Release Base

Associated Products:
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