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Cisco Meeting Server Client Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability in the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) service of the Cisco Meeting Server (CMS) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to masquerade as a legitimate user. This vulnerability is due to the XMPP service incorrectly processing a deprecated authentication scheme. A successful exploit could allow an attacker to access the system as another user. Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that address this vulnerability in some environments are available. This advisory is available at the referenced link.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to 2.0.6 or newer.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)