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Field Notice: FN - 62483 - Cisco Enterprise and Hosted Contact Center Products Notice for Microsoft July 2006 Security Updates


July 19, 2006

NOTICE:

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Products Affected

Products Affected

Cisco CTI and CTI OS - 6.0(0), 7.0(0) with most up to date service release

Cisco Collaboration Server - 5.0 with most up to date service release

Cisco Internet Service Node - 2.0(0) and 2.1(0)

Cisco Voice Portal - 3.0 and 3.1 with most up to date service release

Cisco e-Mail Manager - 5.0 with most up to date service release

ICM Enterprise - 6.0(0), 7.0(0) with most up to date service release, and 7.1.1

ICM Hosted - 7.0(0) with most up to date service release and 7.1.1

IPCC Enterprise - 6.0(0), 7.0(0) with most up to date service release, and 7.1.1

IPCC Hosted - 7.0(0) with most up to date service release and 7.1.1

Problem Description

On July 11, 2006, Microsoft released the following security updates:

MS06-033 - Important

Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure (917283)

Affected Supported Software:

- Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

MS06-034 - Important

Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services using Active Server Pages Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917537)

Affected Supported Software:

- Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

MS06-035 - Critical

Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917159)

Affected Supported Software:

- Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

MS06-036 - Critical

Vulnerability in DHCP Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (914388)

Affected Supported Software:

- Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

MS06-037 - Critical

Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917285)

Affected Supported Software:

- None

MS06-038 - Critical

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917284)

Affected Supported Software:

- None

MS06-039 - Critical

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (915384)

Affected Supported Software:

- None

For additional information on Microsoft security updates, see the Microsoft Security page.

Background

Cisco evaluates Microsoft security notices and updates for potential impact to Cisco Contact Center products. The qualification process results in one of four categorical ratings being applied to a given update: Impacting, Not Impacting, Deferred, or Not Applicable.

The four ratings are defined in the Cisco Customer Contact Software Policy for use of Third-Party Software and Security Updates document.

For the security updates listed in the Problem Description section of this bulletin, Cisco has assigned the updates to the following categories:

Impacting

MS06-033 - Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure

MS06-034 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services using Active Server Pages Could Allow Remote Code Execution

MS06-035 - Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution

MS06-036 - Vulnerability in DHCP Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Deferred

None

Non-impacting

MS06-037 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution

MS06-038 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution

MS06-039 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Not Applicable

None

Proper care should be taken in deciding on which updates to apply to your systems. For additional information on the security measures to be considered in an ICM environment, refer to the Security Best Practices for Cisco Intelligent Contact Management Software Guide.

Product

Version(s)

Tested (Y/I*)

Components Tested (All or Specific)

ICM/IPCC

7.1(1)

Y

All ICM/IPCC components tested on Windows Server 2003 SP1

CTIOS

7.0(0) SR2

Y

CTIOS components tested on Windows Server 2003 SP1; Agent Desktop on Windows XP SP2

CVP

3.1 SR2

Y

CVP components tested on Windows Server 2000 SP4 with Rollup 1

CEM & CCS

CEM 5.0 SR5, CCS 5.0 SR3, CMB 5.0 SR1, DCA 2.0(1) SR2

Y

CEM and CCS components tested on Windows Server 2000 SP4 with Rollup 1.

* Testing Disposition

I - In Progress (indicating that testing is in progress and will be updated when complete)

Y - Yes (tested)

NA - Not Applicable (none of the security updates are being tested because of a Not Applicable or Deferred assessment)

Customers should follow Microsoft's guidelines regarding when and how they should apply these updates. Refer to the Microsoft website for full details of the potential exposure from the caveat is referenced on the Microsoft Security page.

Problem Symptoms

It is important to point out that Cisco Contact Center Support has not had any cases pertaining to this vulnerability recorded from our customer base as of July 18, 2006.

Workaround/Solution

Cisco recommends that Contact Center customers separately assess all security patches released by Microsoft and install those deemed appropriate for their environments.

Cisco will continue to provide a service of separately assessing and where necessary, validating higher severity security patches that may be relevant to the Contact Center Enterprise software products.

Visit the Microsoft website to acquire the fixes. Keep in mind that you should download the appropriate fixes based on the version of the Microsoft operating system deployed in your environment and service pack level.

Revision History

Revision

Date

Comment

1.0

19-JUL-2006

Initial Public Release

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