Cisco TelePresence CE Software CVE-2019-15962 Local Arbitrary File Write Vulnerability



Date Discovered

October 16, 2019


Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint Software is prone to a local arbitrary file-write vulnerability. Successful exploits may allow an attacker to write arbitrary files on the root directory. This issue is being tracked by Cisco Bug ID CSCvq47315.

Technologies Affected

  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.0.0
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.0.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.1.0
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 8.3.7
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.1.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.2.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.3.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.4.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.5.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.5.3
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.6.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.7.1
  • Cisco TelePresence CE Software 9.8.0
  • Cisco Webex Board 55
  • Cisco Webex Board 55S
  • Cisco Webex Board 70
  • Cisco Webex Board 70S
  • Cisco Webex Board 85S
  • Cisco Webex Room 55
  • Cisco Webex Room 55 Dual
  • Cisco Webex Room 70 Dual
  • Cisco Webex Room 70 Dual G2
  • Cisco Webex Room 70 Single
  • Cisco Webex Room 70 Single G2
  • Cisco Webex Room Kit
  • Cisco Webex Room Kit Mini


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Restrict local access to trusted and accountable individuals only.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure servers and other applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.




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