Cisco Security Advisory
Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Software Unauthenticated User Account Creation Vulnerability
A vulnerability in the j_spring_security_switch_user function of Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to make certain changes to the system.
The vulnerability is due to improper implementation of authorization controls when accessing certain web pages of the application. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing certain web pages and creating unauthorized user accounts.
Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Workarounds that mitigate this vulnerability are not available.
This advisory is available at the following link: https://sec.cloudapps.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20161005-ucis2
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
Cisco provides information about fixed software in Cisco bugs, which are accessible through the Cisco Bug Search Tool.
When considering software upgrades, customers are advised to consult the Cisco Security Advisories and Responses archive at http://www.cisco.com/go/psirt and review subsequent advisories to determine exposure and a complete upgrade solution.
In all cases, customers should ensure that the devices to be upgraded contain sufficient memory and confirm that current hardware and software configurations will continue to be supported properly by the new release. If the information is not clear, customers are advised to contact the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) or their contracted maintenance providers.
The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability that is described in this advisory.
To learn about Cisco security vulnerability disclosure policies and publications, see the Security Vulnerability Policy. This document also contains instructions for obtaining fixed software and receiving security vulnerability information from Cisco.
Version Description Section Status Date 1.0 Initial public release - Final 2016-October-05
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