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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Cisco WebEx Player Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco WebEx Meetings Player WRF File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036712
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036712
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1464   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 31 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): T29.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco WebEx Meetings Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted 'WRF' file that, when loaded by the target user via the Cisco WebEx Meetings Player, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCva09375 to this vulnerability.

Francis Provencher, COSIG, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160831-meetings-player

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160831-meetings-player (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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