Cisco TelePresence VCS / Expressway Series < 8.2 SDP Media Description Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 81953
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The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to the self-reported version, the Cisco TelePresence VCS or Expressway Series on the remote host contains an vulnerability related to the Session Description Protocol (SDP) packet handler function. A remote, unauthenticated attacker, using a crafted SDP packet to trigger a reload, can exploit this to cause a denial.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81953

File Name: cisco_telepresence_vcs_sa_CSCus96593.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/19/2015

Updated: 9/9/2021

Dependencies: cisco_telepresence_video_communication_server_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-0652


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:telepresence_video_communication_server_software, cpe:/a:cisco:telepresence_video_communication_server, cpe:/h:cisco:telepresence_video_communication_server

Required KB Items: Cisco/TelePresence_VCS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0652

BID: 73047


CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20150311-vcs