The installation of Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) for Cisco Optical Networking System (ONS) 15000 series nodes adds a Java policy file entry with a wildcard that grants the java.security.AllPermission permission to any http URL containing "fs/LAUNCHER.jar", which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on a CTC workstation, aka bug ID CSCea25049.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20060405 Cisco Optical Networking System 15000 Series and Cisco Transport Controller Vulnerabilities