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CVE-2017-12287 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the cluster database (CDB) management component of Cisco Expressway Series Software and Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause the CDB process on an affected system to restart unexpectedly, resulting in a temporary denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to incomplete input validation of URL requests by the REST API of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted URL to the REST API of the affected software on an affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the CDB process on the affected system to restart unexpectedly, resulting in a temporary DoS condition. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCve77571.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101525 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039626 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20171018-expressway-tp-vcs Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors Reference acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12287
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.