Vulnerabilities

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Cisco TelePresence CE Software CVE-2019-15273 Multiple Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerabilities

Risk:
Medium
Date Discovered:
October 16, 2019
Description:
Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint Software is prone to multiple local arbitrary file-overwrite vulnerabilities. Successful exploits may allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the underlying file-system or cause denial-of-service conditions. These issues are being tracked by Cisco Bug IDs CSCvq12165, CSCvq12169, CSCvq29898 and CSCvq29899. Versions prior to Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.8.1 are vulnerable.
Technologies Affected
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.0.0
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.0.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.1.0
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.3.7
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.1.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.2.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.3.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.4.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.5.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.5.3
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.6.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.7.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.8.0
Recommendations
  • Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
    Restrict local access to trusted and accountable individuals only.
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure servers and other applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
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