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Field Notice: FN - 63020 - Cisco Enterprise and Hosted Contact Center Products Notice for Microsoft December 2007 Security Updates


December 21, 2007

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Revision History

Revision

Date

Comment

1.0

21-DEC-2007

Initial Public Release

Products Affected

Products Affected

Cisco Agent Desktop - 6.x(x) and 7.x(x), all SRs

Cisco CTI and CTI OS - 6.0 and 7.x(x), all SRs/MRs

Cisco Collaboration Server - 5.0, all SRs

Cisco Internet Service Node - 2.0(0) and 2.1(0), all SRs

Cisco Voice Portal - 3.0, 3.1 and 4.0, all SRs

Cisco eMail Manager - 5.0, all SRs

ICM Enterprise - 6.0 and 7.x(x), all SRs/MRs

ICM Hosted - 7.x(x)

IPCC Enterprise - 6.0 and 7.x(x), all SRs/MRs

IPCC Hosted - 7.x(x)

Problem Description

On December 11, 2007, Microsoft released the following security updates:

MS07-064 - Critical

Vulnerabilities in DirectX Could Allow Remote Code Execution (941568)

Affected Supported Software:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

MS07-068 - Critical

Vulnerability in Windows Media File Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (941569 and 944275)

Affected Supported Software:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

MS07-069 - Critical

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (942615)

Affected Supported Software:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

MS07-063 - Important

Vulnerability in SMBv2 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942624)

Affected Supported Software:

  • None

MS07-065 - Important

Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (937894)

Affected Supported Software:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

MS07-066 - Important

Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (943078)

Affected Supported Software:

  • None

MS07-067 - Important

Vulnerability in Macrovision Driver Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (944653)

Affected Supported Software:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

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

MS07-065 - Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (937894)

Deferred

MS07-064 - Vulnerabilities in DirectX Could Allow Remote Code Execution (941568)

MS07-068 - Vulnerability in Windows Media File Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (941569 and 944275)

MS07-069 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (942615)

MS07-067 - Vulnerability in Macrovision Driver Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (944653)

Non-impacting

None

Not Applicable

MS07-063 - Vulnerability in SMBv2 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942624)

MS07-066 - Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (943078)

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

7.0(0) SR4, 7.1(5), 7.2(3)

N/A

All ICM/IPCC 7.0(0)SR4 components tested on Windows Server 2003 SP1. All ICM/IPCC 7.1(5), 7.2(1) components tested on Windows Server 2003 SP2.

CTI and CTI OS

7.0(0) SR4, 7.1(5), 7.2(3)

Y

CTI OS 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

CVP

4.0(2)

N/A

Tested on Windows 2003 SP1

CEM and CCS

CEM 5.0 SR8, CCS 5.0 SR5, CMB 5.0 SR2, DCA 2.0(1) SR2

Y

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

CAD

7.2(1)

Y

CAD server components tested on Windows Server 2003 R2; Agent, Supervisor and Admin Desktops on Windows 2000 Professional SP4.

* 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 December13, 2007.

Workaround/Solution

Cisco has assessed, and where deemed appropriate, validated the Microsoft security patches addressed in this bulletin along with any workarounds for the problems found.

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 ICM/IPCC and ICM/IPCC Hosted 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.

For More Information

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