Authorization bypass through user-controlled key in Cisco Telepresence CE Software and RoomOS Software

Published: 2020-11-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-26068
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint (CE)
Hardware solutions / Office equipment, IP-phones, print servers

Cisco RoomOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Authorization bypass through user-controlled key

Risk: Low

CVSSv3: 4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-26068


Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to generate an access token for an affected device.

The vulnerability exist due to insufficient access authorization. A remote administrator can use the xAPI service to generate a specific token and enable experimental features on the device that should not be available to users.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint (CE): 9.10.0, 9.12.0

Cisco RoomOS: All versions

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.