High Threat Security Alert (A23-02-23): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
02 March 2023
Cisco released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco devices and software. For information about the vulnerabilities and the attacking vectors, please refer to the corresponding security advisories at the vendor's website.
Reports indicate that multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-20078 and CVE-2023-20079) in the web-based management interface of certain Cisco IP Phone series are at high risk of exploitation. System administrators are advised to take immediate actions to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Cisco Evolved Programmable Network Manager
Cisco IP Phone 6800, 7800, 7900, and 8800 Series
Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Cisco Unified Intelligence Center
For detailed information of the affected products, please refer to the section "Affected Products" of corresponding security advisory at vendor's website.
Depending on the vulnerabilities being exploited, a successful exploitation could lead to remote code execution, cross-site scripting, denial of service, information disclosure, security restriction bypass or spoofing of affected system.
Software updates for affected systems are now available. System administrators of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk. For detailed information of the available patches, please refer to the section "Fixed Software" of corresponding security advisory at vendor's website.
System administrators should contact their product support vendors for the fixes and assistance.