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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager Vendors:   Cisco
(Cisco Issues Advisory for Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager) Glibc Directory Traversal in Processing LC_* Environment Variables May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030905
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030905
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0475   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 25 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Glibc. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager is affected.

A local user can set arbitrary locales in certain LC_* environment variables and then execute a local program to exploit a directory traversal flaw in the processing of paths and potentially load and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the local program.

The vendor has assigned bug ID 17137 to this vulnerability.

Stephane Chazelas reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry for Cisco Unified Communications Domain Manager.

The Cisco advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-0475

Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/libc/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 15 2014 Glibc Directory Traversal in Processing LC_* Environment Variables May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges



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