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Cisco TelePresence CE Software CVE-2019-15275 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Date Discovered:
October 16, 2019
Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint Software is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary commands with root level privileges. This issue is being tracked by Cisco Bug IDs CSCvq29890 and CSCvq29895. 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
  • 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.
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