Timing attack in Cisco Unified Communications Manager



Published: 2022-07-06
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-20752
CWE-ID CWE-208
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

EUVDB-ID: #VU64956

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-20752

CWE-ID: CWE-208 - Information Exposure Through Timing Discrepancy

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform brute-force attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient protection of a system password. A remote attacker can observe the time it takes the system to respond to various queries and guess system password.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Unified Communications Manager: 12.5(1) - 14.0(1.10000.20)


CPE2.3 External links

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-ucm-timing-JVbHECOK
http://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvz16266
http://bst.cloudapps.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCwa91887

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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