2021-34716 | Cisco Expressway/TelePresence Video Communication Server Web-based Management Interface unrestricted upload (cisco-sa-ewrce-QPynNCjh)
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A vulnerability was found in Cisco Expressway and TelePresence Video Communication Server (Unified Communication Software) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Web-based Management Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-434. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Expressway Series and Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system as the root user. This vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of certain crafted software images that are uploaded to the affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by authenticating to the system as an administrative user and then uploading specific crafted software images to the affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system as the root user.
The weakness was shared 08/19/2021 as cisco-sa-ewrce-QPynNCjh. The advisory is available at tools.cisco.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-34716 since 06/15/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. Additional levels of successful authentication are needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/21/2021).
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
Status: Not defined
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