Cisco Unified MeetingPlace software contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.
The vulnerability is due to an unspecified error in the affected software that could allow an attacker to enumerate existing folders via directory transversal sequences. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access sensitive information on the system. The attacker could use this information to launch further attacks.
Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability and released software updates.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to access trusted, internal networks. This access requirement decreases the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Cisco has issued release notes for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace 6.1 at the following link: Cisco UMP
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators are advised to allow only privileged users to access administration or management systems.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts can obtain updates through the Software Center at the following link: Cisco. Cisco customers without contracts can obtain upgrades by contacting the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at email@example.com
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.
To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security vulnerability information from Cisco.
Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial Release NA Final 2012-May-11
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