Avaya Communication Manager Set Static Routes command execution

avaya-cm-setstatic-command-execution (45749) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Avaya Communication Manager (CM) could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by an error in the Set Static Routes function within the Web administration interface. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject and execute arbitrary commands on the system with root privileges.


Base Score: 9
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 6.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Avaya Communication Manager (3.1.4 SP2, 4.0.3 SP1, 5.0 SP3 or 5.1 or later), available from the Avaya Web site. See References.


  • Avaya Web site: Communication Manager.
  • VoIP Security Advisory, 2008-10-08: Avaya Communication Manager Web Administration Interface - Privilege Elevation Vulnerability.
  • ASA-2008-391: Input Validation Vulnerabilities in Avaya Communication Manager Web Interface
  • BID-31645: Avaya Communication Manager Web Administration Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-5709: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the web management interface in Avaya Communication Manager (CM) 3.1 before 3.1.4 SP2, 4.0 before 4.0.3 SP1, and 5.0 before 5.0 SP3 allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via unknown attack vectors in the (1) Set Static Routes and (2) Backup History components.
  • SA32204: Avaya Communication Manager Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Avaya Communication Manager 3.1
  • Avaya Communication Manager 4.0
  • Avaya Communication Manager 5.0


Oct 08, 2008

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