Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to escalate privileges and gain administrator access to a targeted device. Updates are available.
Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to escalate privileges and gain administrator access.
The vulnerability is due to improper Tomcat component configurations on an affected device. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability via unspecified vectors. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to gain administrator privileges on a targeted device.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security advisory and has released software updates.
Cisco Unified CVP Software versions prior to 9.0(1)ES11 are vulnerable.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker may require access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted requests to the affected software. This access requirement could limit the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to gain administrator privileges on a targeted device.
At the time this alert was first published, technical details were not available.
Understanding activity on the network provides information and visibility that can be used to identify potential security incidents. Organizations should log events from devices and review the logged data to provide insight into anomalies or malicious activity. For logging best practices, consult the Cisco Guide to Harden Cisco IOS Devices.
Cisco customers with active contracts can obtain updates through the Software Center at the following link: Cisco. Cisco customers without contracts can obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP)
7.0 base, (1) | 8.5 (1) | 9.0 (1)
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