CiscoWorks Common Services Arbitrary Code Execution (cisco-sa-20101027-cs)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69469


The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.


The version of CiscoWorks Common Services installed on the remote Windows host is potentially affected by multiple buffer overflows in the Cisco developed authentication code of the web server module. By exploiting these flaws, a remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Apply the relevant patch from the advisory or upgrade to CiscoWorks Common Services 4.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69469

File Name: ciscoworks_common_services_20101027.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/08/21

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 69468

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:ciscoworks_common_services

Required KB Items: SMB/CiscoWorks Common Services/Path, SMB/CiscoWorks Common Services/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3036

BID: 44468

OSVDB: 68927


IAVA: 2010-A-0164

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20101027-cs