A vulnerability exists in the Cisco Digital Media Player that could allow an unauthenticated attacker to inject video or data content into a remote display.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds available to mitigate this vulnerability.
This additional advisory is posted at https://sec.cloudapps.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20100303-dmp.
Note: This advisory is being released simultaneously with a multiple vulnerability disclosure advisory that impacts the Cisco Digital Media Manager. This advisory is posted at https://sec.cloudapps.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20100303-dmm.
Cisco Digital Media Players are IP-based endpoints that can play high-definition live and on-demand video, motion graphics, web pages, and dynamic content on digital displays. The Cisco Digital Media Player contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated attacker to inject video or data content into a remote display.
This vulnerability is documented in Cisco Bug ID CSCtc46024 ( registered customers only) and has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) identifier CVE-2010-0573.
There are no workarounds to mitigate this vulnerability.
When considering software upgrades, also consult http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and any subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.
In all cases, customers should exercise caution to be certain the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or your contracted maintenance provider for assistance.
This vulnerability has been fixed in Cisco Digital Media Player version 5.2.
The Cisco PSIRT is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.
This vulnerability was reported to Cisco by the National Australia Bank's Security Assurance team. Cisco PSIRT appreciates the opportunity to work with researchers on security vulnerabilities and welcomes the opportunity to review and assist in product reports.
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