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ESB-2016.0351 - [Cisco] Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 12 February 2016

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0351
  Cisco Video Communications Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability
                             12 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1316  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160208-vcs

Comment: AusCERT recommends reviewing access to the web interface as well as
         restricting external network access until Cisco releases workarounds
         and/or patches.

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Cisco Video Communications Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Medium

Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20160208-vcs

Published: 2016 February 8 21:00 GMT

Version 1.0: Final

CVSS Score: 

Base - 5.0

Workarounds: 

No workarounds available

Cisco Bug IDs: 

CSCux73362

CVE-2016-1316

CWE-200


Summary

Cisco Video Communications Server (VCS), when utilized as part of a Jabber 
Guest deployment, contains an information disclosure vulnerability that could
allow and unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain access to potentially 
sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a failure to properly protect an informational
URL that contains aggregated call statistics. An attacker that knows the URL 
could submit a request to retrieve the page containing the information.

Cisco has not released software updates that address this vulnerability. 
Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.

This advisory is available at the following link: 
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160208-vcs

Affected Products

Vulnerable Products

Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) X8 versions utilized by 
Jabber Guest deployment are vulnerable.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this 
vulnerability.

 Workarounds

Workarounds are not available.

Fixed Software

When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco
Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and
review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade 
solution.

In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain
sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software 
configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If 
the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco 
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any
public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described 
in this advisory.

URL

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160208-vcs

Revision History

Version Description 		Section Status	Date

1.0 	Initial public release. - 	Final 	2016-February-08

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