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Category:   Application (VoIP)  >   Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CallManager) Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco Unified CallManager Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016475
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3592, CVE-2006-3593, CVE-2006-3594   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 18 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jul 12 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0(1), 5.0(2), 5.0(3), 5.0(3a)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Unified CallManager. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A local user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted hostname (in a SIP request, for example) to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The command line interface allows an authenticated administrator to execute arbitrary operating system programs with root privileges. The interface also allows output of a command to be redirected to a file or a folder specified on the command line.

Cisco has assigned Cisco bug IDs CSCse11005, CSCse31704, and CSCsd96542 to these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A local administrator can gain root privileges.

Solution:   Cisco has issued a fixed version (5.0(4) and later).

The Cisco advisory is available at:

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

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