Vulnerability Details

Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Expressway File Modification Vulnerability

Published: 2015-10-14 13:11:26
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is due to insufficient protection of files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a malicious symbolic link to a location not otherwise accessible to the attacker. An exploit could allow the attacker to insert unauthorized content in the linked-to file.

Recommendations:
Updates are available

Summary:
A vulnerability in the symbolic link operation of the Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) Expressway could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a symbolic link attack on the affected system.

Affected Versions:
Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server version X8.5.2 is vulnerable.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6318

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151007-vcs

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.9
Published
2015-10-14
Modified
2018-10-26
Category
CISCO

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