Cisco TelePresence CE Arbitrary File Write (cisco-sa-roomos-trav-beFvCcyu)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170018


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


According to its self-reported version, Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint Software is affected by an arbitrary file write vulnerability. Due to improper access controls on files in the that are in the local system, a local attacker can place a symbolic link in a specific location in the local file system to overwrite arbitrary files on the affected device.

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 CSCwc47201

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170018

File Name: cisco-sa-roomos-dkjGFgRK_CSCwc47201.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 1/13/2023

Updated: 5/2/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-20008


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:telepresence_collaboration_endpoint

Required KB Items: Cisco/TelePresence_MCU/Device, Cisco/TelePresence_MCU/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-20008

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-roomos-dkjGFgRK

IAVA: 2023-A-0031-S