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Secunia Security Advisory 46778

Secunia Security Advisory 46778
Posted Nov 11, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in some Cisco TelePresence System products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46778

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TITLE:
Cisco TelePresence System Products Default Root Account Security
Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46778

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46778/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46778

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-10

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46778/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46778/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46778

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in some Cisco TelePresence System
products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
vulnerable system.

The security issue is caused due to the devices containing an enabled
root user account with a default password, which is shown as disabled
("off") in the settings. This can be exploited to gain administrative
access to the device.

The security issue is reported in versions TC 4.0, TC 4.1, and TC 4.2
in the following products:
* Cisco TelePresence System Integrator C Series
* Cisco TelePresence EX Series
* Cisco TelePresence Quick Set

SOLUTION:
Disable the root account (please see the vendor's advisory for more
information).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Cisco (cisco-sa-20111109-telepresence-c-ex-series):
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20111109-telepresence-c-ex-series

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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