Nortel Communication Server UNIStim sequence numbers session hijacking
|nortel-unistim-session-hijacking (41801)||Medium Risk|
Nortel Communication Server is vulnerable to session hijacking, caused by an error in the handling of UNIStim protocol sequence numbers. By sniffing network traffic, a remote attacker could observe the sequence numbers and guess the valid number needed to issue new commands as a UNIStim client. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability this vulnerability to possibly hijack a session.
Refer to NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2008008764, Rev 1 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2008008764, Rev 1: Nortel: Technical Support: Nortel response to VoIP potential security vulnerabilities in CS 1000.
- VoIP Security Advisory: Nortel UNIStim IT Sequence Number Intercept.
- BID-28691: Nortel Networks Communication Server 1000 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-6564: Nortel UNIStim protocol, as used in Communication Server 1000 and other products, uses predictable sequence numbers, which allows remote attackers to hijack sessions via sniffing or brute force attacks.
- OSVDB ID: 44379: Nortel Networks UNIStim Client Sequence Number Disclosure Weakness
- SA29747: Nortel Networks Communication Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1019847: Nortel IP Phones Predictable UNIStim Sequence Numbers Facilitate Hijacking Attacks
- Nortel CS1000 4.5
Apr 10, 2008
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