Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server man-in-the-middle

cisco-telepresence-cve20140675-mitm (90650) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) Expressway is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack, caused by the same default SSL certificate being used across all devices. By using the default SSL certificate to intercept, decrypt, read, and write information, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform man-in-the-middle attacks.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.4
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Cisco Security Notice for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Cisco Security Notice : Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Expressway Default SSL Certificate Vulnerability .
  • BID-65101: Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server Expressway Man in the Middle Vulnerability
  • CVE-2014-0675: The Expressway component in Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) uses the same default X.509 certificate across different customers' installations, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks against SSL sessions by leveraging the certificate's trust relationship, aka Bug ID CSCue07471.

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS)

Reported:

Jan 22, 2014

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