Cisco WebEx Network Recording Player ARF File RCE (cisco-sa-20170621-wnrp)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101298

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VPR Score: 5.9


The video player installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Cisco WebEx Network Recording Player installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to multiple buffer overflow conditions in the Advanced Recording Format (ARF) file player. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to open a specially crafted ARF file using email or a URL, to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version of WebEx Network Recording Player referenced in Cisco advisory cisco-sa-20170621-wnrp.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101298

File Name: cisco-sa-20170621-wnrp.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/07/07

Updated: 2019/11/12

Dependencies: 58620

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6669

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:webex_advanced_recording_format_player

Required KB Items: SMB/ARF Player/path

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6669

BID: 99196