Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct directory traversal attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to view system files.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient path traversal prevention. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting a crafted URL. An exploit could allow the attacker to view system files.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution version 9.0 is vulnerable. Later versions of Cisco Prime Central for Hosted Collaboration Solution may also be affected.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions in an attempt to persuade a user to follow the malicious link.
Customers are advised to review the bug report in the Vendor Announcements section for a current list of affected versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch directory traversal attacks and view system files on a targeted system. An attacker could use the information to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient path traversal prevention imposed by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to follow a crafted URL on an affected system. If successful, the attacker could conduct directory traversal attacks that the attacker could use to view sensitive information on the system. The attacker could use the information to conduct further attacks on an affected device.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users are advised not to open e-mail messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in e-mail messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Prime Collaboration
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