Cisco Webex Network Recording Player and Webex Player Memory Corruption (cisco-sa-webex-player-dOJ2jOJ)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150279


The video player installed on the remote host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


The version of Cisco Webex Network Recording Player and Cisco Webex Player installed on the remote host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability due to insufficient validation of Webex recording files formatted as either Advanced Recording Format (ARF) or Webex Recording Format (WRF). allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code

An unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code, by sending a malicious ARF or WRF file to a user through a link or email attachment and persuading the user to open the file on the local system to execute arbitrary code with the same privileges of the targeted user. Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCvx30404

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150279

File Name: cisco-sa-webex-player-dOJ2jOJ.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Misc.

Published: 6/4/2021

Updated: 8/21/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-1502


Risk Factor: High

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: installed_sw/WebEx ARF/WRF Player

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-1502

CWE: 119

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-webex-player-dOJ2jOJ

IAVA: 2021-A-0260