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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Cross-Site Request
24 November 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
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Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
2015 November 16 09:30 GMT
Base - 4.3
No workarounds available
Cisco Bug IDs:
A vulnerability in the web interface of Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance
could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site
request forgery (CSRF) attack against a user of the web interface.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient CSRF protections. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user of an affected system to
follow a crafted link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful
exploit could allow an attacker to submit arbitrary requests to the affected
system via a web browser and with the privileges of the user.
Cisco released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds
that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.
This advisory is available at the following link:
Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance releases 10.5(1) and 10.6 are 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.
This vulnerability was found by Cisco during internal security testing.
Version Description Section Status Date
1.0 Initial public release. Final 2015-November-16
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