Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Expressway File Modification Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CISCO

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

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.

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server version X8.5.2 is vulnerable.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Updates are available

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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