New Cisco Webex Meetings flaw allows attackers to impersonate users

A vulnerability in Cisco Webex Meetings client for Windows, tracked as CVE-2020-3347, could be exploited by local authenticated attackers to gain access to sensitive information.

“A vulnerability in Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain access to sensitive information on an affected system.” reads the advisory published by Cisco.

“The vulnerability is due to unsafe usage of shared memory that is used by the affected software. An attacker with permissions to view system memory could exploit this vulnerability by running an application on the local system that is designed to read shared memory. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to retrieve sensitive information from the shared memory, including usernames, meeting information, or authentication tokens that could aid the attacker in future attacks.”

Threat actors could trigger the flaw in the popular video conferencing platform to steal sensitive data, including usernames, authentication tokens, and meeting information.

The CVE-2020-3347 vulnerability is an information disclosure issue that affects versions of the Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App for Windows releases earlier than 40.6.0. […]

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