Cisco Unified IP Phones Privilege Escalation (cisco-sa-20130109-uipphone)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70096


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 a local privilege escalation vulnerability. Local attackers can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges. Successful exploits could result in the complete compromise of the affected device.


Apply the relevant update referenced in Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20130109-uipphone.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70096

File Name: cisco-sa-20130109-uipphone.nasl

Version: 1.6

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: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:cisco:ip_phone

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5445

BID: 57090

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20130109-uipphone