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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Service Manager
Information Disclosure Vulnerability
16 November 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Service Manager
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-6364
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Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Service Manager Information Disclosure
Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20151112-vds
Published: 2015 November 13 10:00 GMT
Version 1.0: Final
CVSS Score: Base - 5.0
Workarounds: No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs: CSCuv86960 CVE-2015-6364 CWE-200
A vulnerability in the Representational State Transfer (REST) Application
Programming Interface (API) that is used by Cisco Videoscape Distribution
Suite Service Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause
an affected device to disclose sensitive information.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of HTTP requests to the REST
API. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP
requests with specific URLs to the REST API of an affected device. An exploit
could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information that should not be
available to an unauthenticated user.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability.
Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.
This advisory is available at the following link:
Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite Service Manager running Cisco Content
Delivery System Manager Software Release 3.2 is vulnerable.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
No other Cisco products are currently known to be affected by this
There are no workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability.
When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco
Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and
review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to upgrade contain
sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software
configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If
the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco
Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
Exploitation and Public Announcements
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any
public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described
in this advisory.
Version Description Section Status Date
1.0 Initial public release. Final 2015-November-13
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