Vulnerability Details

Cisco WebEx Meetings Server Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

Published: 2016-09-16 05:38:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
A vulnerability in Cisco WebEx Meetings Server could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on a host located in a DMZ and inject arbitrary commands on a targeted system.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data processed by the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting arbitrary commands into existing application scripts running on a targeted device located in a DMZ.

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the device with elevated privileges.

Affected Versions:
Cisco WebEx Meetings Server version 2.6

Recommendations:
Update to Cisco WebEx Meetings Server version 2.7 or later

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

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1482

References:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160914-wem

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2016-09-16
Modified
2018-10-25
Category
CISCO

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