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Cisco TelePresence VCS Access Control Bug Lets Remote Users Connect to Arbitrary URLs
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037422
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9207   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 9 2016
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): X8.7.2, X8.8.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS). A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted URL to exploit an access control flaw in the HTTP traffic server component and connect to arbitrary hosts.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvc10834 to this vulnerability.

Micha Borrmann of SySS reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can connect to arbitrary hosts.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (X8.9).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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