Cisco WebEx Meetings Server contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the web framework code of Cisco WebEx Meetings Server could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing the user of the affected system to follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco WebEx Meetings Server version 1.5 is vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco WebEx Meetings Server 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-2014-2186
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCuj81777 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform unauthorized actions on behalf of an authenticated user, which could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections by an affected device.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing the user of the affected system to follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to perform unauthorized actions on behalf of an authenticated user, which could be used to conduct further attacks.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco WebEx Meetings Server
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