Polycom ViewStation Unicode encoded directory traversal could be used to retrieve administrator password

viewstation-unicode-retrieve-password (9348) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Polycom ViewStation could allow a remote attacker to retrieve the password for the Web and Telnet server's administrator account and gain remote control access to the ViewStation device by using Unicode encoded Web requests.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Internet Security Systems Security Advisory, September 4, 2002 for upgrade and workaround information. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Polycom Viewstation 128 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation 128 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation 512 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation 512 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation DCP 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation DCP 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation FX VS 4000 4.1.5
  • Polycom Viewstation H.323 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation H.323 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation MP 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation MP 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation SP 384 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation SP 384 7.2
  • Polycom Viewstation V.35 6.5.1
  • Polycom Viewstation V.35 7.2

Reported:

Sep 04, 2002

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