Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager

Number: AV14-053
Date: 4 July 2014


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to three vulnerabilities in Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager.


Cisco has released software updates that will address the following vulnerabilities:

  1. Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2014-2197); and
  2. Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager Default SSH (define acronym) Key Vulnerability (CVE-2014-2198).

Successful exploitation of either one of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands or obtain privileged access to the affected system.

Cisco will provide a software update as soon as the fix is available for the following vulnerability:

  1. Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager BVSMWeb Unauthorized Data Manipulation Vulnerability (CVE-2014-3300).

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to access and modify BVSMWeb portal user information such as settings in the personal phone directory, speed dials, Single Number Reach, and call forward. Cisco has provide a "Workaround" until a fix is available.

CVE References: CVE-2014-2197, CVE-2014-2198, CVE-2014-3300

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.


Note to Readers

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