A vulnerability in the web framework code of Cisco Unified Communication Domain Manager version 10 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack against the user of the web interface.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing the user of the affected system to follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to submit arbitrary requests to the affected device via the affected web browser with the privileges of the user.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice and has released software updates.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCuo77055 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
Vulnerable ProductsAt the time this alert was first published, Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager version 10.1 was vulnerable. Other versions of Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager may also be affected.
Products Confirmed Not VulnerableNo other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by these vulnerabilities.
Users are advised to immediately log out of web applications when they have completed their session.
Users are advised not to save usernames and passwords in their browsers.
Users are advised not to access sensitive applications and the internet within the same browser session.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators may consider using IP-based access control lists (ACLs) to allow only trusted systems to access the affected systems.
For additional information about cross-site request forgery attacks and potential methods of mitigation, see the Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin Understanding Cross-Site Request Forgery Threat Vectors
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
Cisco customers with active contracts should contact their Cisco support team for assistance in upgrading to a software version that includes fixes for this vulnerability. Cisco customers without contracts may contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center at 1-800-553-2447 or 1-408-526-7209 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
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 2015-Jan-30
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