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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution Memory Leak Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-399: Resource Management Errors
IntelliShield ID:33407
Version:1
First Published:2014 March 19 15:38 GMT
Last Published:2014 March 19 15:38 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2014-2122
BugTraq ID:66293
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
CVSS Base:5.0 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:5.0
Related Resources:
View related Security Notice
 
 
Version Summary:Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
A vulnerability in the graphical user interface of the Impact server in the Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a memory leak.

The vulnerability is due to improper packet processing in the application. An exploit could allow the attacker to create a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco HCS 9.0(1) is vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco HCS may also be vulnerable.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker may need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted packets to 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-2014-2122

Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCub58999 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a memory leak on an affected device, resulting in a DoS condition.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to improper packet processing by an affected device.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted packets to a targeted device. Processing the crafted packets could cause a memory leak, allowing the attacker to create a DoS condition.
 
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 can help protect affected systems from external attacks by using a solid firewall strategy.

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 Hosted Collaboration Solution 9.0(1) Base

Associated Products:
N/A




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