Cisco Unity Remote Administration Authentication Bypass (cisco-sa-20081008-unity)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70170


The remote host has software installed that is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Cisco Unity on the remote host may be affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number. Additionally, the coarse nature of the version information Nessus gathered is not enough to confirm that the application is vulnerable, only that it might be affected.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70170

File Name: cisco-sa-20081008-unity.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/09/27

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 70169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:unity

Required KB Items: SMB/Cisco_Unity/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3814

BID: 31638


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20081008-unity

CWE: 287