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     Cisco Unified Communications Manager SQL Injection Vulnerability
                              7 February 2020


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Publisher:         Cisco Systems
Operating System:  Cisco
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-15972  

Original Bulletin: 

Revision History:  February  7 2020: Information about fixed software has been released
                   November 21 2019: Initial Release

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Cisco Unified Communications Manager SQL Injection Vulnerability

Priority:        Medium

Advisory ID:     cisco-sa-20191120-cucm-sql

First Published: 2019 November 20 16:00 GMT

Last Updated:    2020 February 6 17:00 GMT

Version 1.1:     Final

Workarounds:     No workarounds availableCisco Bug IDs:   CSCvp49463



CVSS Score:


  o A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified
    Communications Manager could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to
    conduct SQL injection attacks on an affected system.

    The vulnerability exists because the web-based management interface
    improperly validates SQL values. An attacker could exploit this
    vulnerability by authenticating to the application and sending malicious
    requests to an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the
    attacker to modify values on or return values from the underlying database.

    Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There
    are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

    This advisory is available at the following link:

Affected Products

  o Vulnerable Products

    At the time of publication, Cisco Unified Communications Manager releases
    12.5(1)SU2 and 11.5(1)SU7 and later contained the fix for this

    See the Details section in the bug ID(s) at the top of this advisory for
    the most complete and current information.

    Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

    Only products listed in the Vulnerable Products section of this advisory
    are known to be affected by this vulnerability.


  o There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Fixed Software

  o When considering software upgrades , customers are advised to regularly
    consult the advisories for Cisco products, which are available from the
    Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts page , to determine exposure and a
    complete upgrade solution.

    In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded
    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

    Fixed Releases

    For information about fixed software releases, see the Details section in
    the bug ID(s) at the top of this advisory.

Exploitation and Public Announcements

  o 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.


  o Cisco would like to thank Ken Gannon and Vahe Demirkhanyan of F-Secure
    (formerly MWR InfoSecurity) for reporting this vulnerability.

Cisco Security Vulnerability Policy

  o To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and
    publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy . This document also
    contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security
    vulnerability information from Cisco.


  o https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/

Revision History

  o +---------+------------------------+----------+--------+------------------+
    | Version |      Description       | Section  | Status |       Date       |
    | 1.1     | Including information  | Affected | Final  | 2020-February-06 |
    |         | about fixed software.  | Products |        |                  |
    | 1.0     | Initial public         | -        | Final  | 2019-November-20 |
    |         | release.               |          |        |                  |

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