A vulnerability in the graphical user interface of the Impact server in the Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a memory leak.
The vulnerability is due to improper packet processing in the application. An exploit could allow the attacker to create a denial of service (DoS) condition.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker may need access to trusted, internal networks to send crafted packets to a targeted device. This access requirement may reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCub58999 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators can help protect affected systems from external attacks by using a solid firewall strategy.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Software updates are not available.
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 2014-Mar-19
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