Skip to main content
News

Patch Now: Cisco Webex Meetings Vulnerability

By November 6, 2020November 10th, 2022No Comments
||

Patch Now: Cisco Webex Meetings Vulnerability

Cisco has found a flaw which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges when running Cisco Webex Meetings Virtual Desktop App for Windows.

Cisco Urges Users to Patch for Webex Vulnerability

Cisco has found a flaw which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with the user’s privileges when running Cisco Webex Meetings Virtual Desktop App for Windows.

Cisco explains, “A successful exploit could allow the attacker to modify the underlying operating system configuration, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a targeted user.”

Cisco’s Product Security Incident Response Team has not yet seen any attacks in the wild, but with so many remote workers due to COVID, organizations could be exposed.

Cisco has given the bug a severity rating of 7.3 out of a possible 10 and tracked as CVE-2020-3588.

Cisco is also urging customers to update Webex Meetings sites and Webex Meetings Server due to vulnerabilities affecting the Webex Network Recording Player for Windows and Webex Player for Windows.

“Understanding your environment’s exposure, not only to operating system vulnerabilities, but also critical third-party applications like Cisco Webex, is vital to ensure IT compliance and security. Advanced patch and vulnerability management technology like Syxsense closes potential routes of exposure even in remote worker environments we see today with COVID,” commented Ashley Leonard, CEO of Syxsense Inc.

Experience the Power of Syxsense

Start a trial of Syxsense, which helps organizations from 100 to 100,000 endpoints secure and manage their environment, all from just a web browser.

Schedule Your Syxsense Demo

Syxsense combines IT management, patch management, and security vulnerability scanning in one powerful solution. Get started today.

Schedule My Demo

Leave a Reply