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Improper Authentication


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


The Event Center module in Cisco WebEx Meetings Server does not perform request authentication in all intended circumstances, which allows remote attackers to discover host keys and event passwords via crafted URLs, aka Bug ID CSCue62485.

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CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.


Advisory Timeline

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