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Cisco Unified MeetingPlace: bypassing authentication
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use two vulnerabilities in the authentication processing of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace, in order to log in with user's privileges.
Impacted products: Cisco MeetingPlace.
Creation date: 11/04/2013.
Identifiers: BID-59006, BID-59014, CERTA-2013-AVI-242, cisco-sa-20130410-mp, CSCuc64846, CSCuc64885, CVE-2013-1168, CVE-2013-1169, VIGILANCE-VUL-12646.
Description of the vulnerability
Two vulnerabilities were announced in Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server.
Even if the victim logged out, an attacker, who knows his HTTP session cookie, can use it to log in. [severity:3/4; BID-59006, CSCuc64885, CVE-2013-1168]
When the Remember Me option is configured, an attacker, who knows a valid user name, can log in with this account. [severity:3/4; BID-59014, CSCuc64846, CVE-2013-1169]
An attacker can therefore use two vulnerabilities in the authentication processing of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace, in order to log in with user's privileges.
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