Cisco Jabber for Windows Universal Naming Convention Link Handling Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in Cisco Jabber for Windows software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability is due to improper validation of message contents. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending specially crafted messages that contain Universal Naming Convention (UNC) links to a targeted user and convincing the user to follow the provided link. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the application to access a remote system, possibly allowing the attacker to gain access to sensitive information that the attacker could use in additional attacks.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-jabber-G3NSjPn7

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2020-3537

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories