Cisco Unified IP Phones Multiple Vulnerabilities (cisco-sa-20110601-phone)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70095


The remote IP telephony device is missing a vendor-supplied patch.


According to its self-reported version, the version of the Cisco Unified IP Phone software running on the remote device has the following vulnerabilities :

- Cisco Unified IP Phones 7900 series are prone to privilege escalation vulnerabilities. An authenticated attacker could exploit this issue to perform unauthorized phone configuration changes or to gain access to sensitive information. (CVE-2011-1602, CVE-2011-1603)

- Cisco Unified IP Phones 7900 series are prone to a security bypass vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to bypass the signature-verification mechanism. Successful exploits could allow an authenticated attacker to load a crafted software image with no signature verification. (CVE-2011-1637)


Apply the relevant update referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20110601-phone.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70095

File Name: cisco-sa-20110601-phone.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Family: CISCO

Published: 9/24/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:ip_phone

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/CNU-OS, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1602, CVE-2011-1603, CVE-2011-1637

BID: 48074, 48075, 48079

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20110601-phone

IAVB: 2011-B-0072

CISCO-BUG-ID: CSCtf07426, CSCtn65815, CSCtn65962