A new Sun Alert Notification from Sun Microsystems has been issued and is described below. Additional information about this issue may be found on the sunsolve.sun.com website, although a maintenance contract with Sun may be required to view the information.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2007-4965, CVE-2008-1679, CVE-2008-1721, and CVE-2008-2315 to this issue.
Some Avaya system products are delivered with an Operating System from Sun Microsystems. Actions to be taken on these products are described below.
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya CMS||R15, R16||Low||Install patch 143506-01.|
|Avaya IR||3.0, 4.0||Low||Python is installed on IR by default, but is not enabled, configured, or supported. The Sun patch will not be tested for use on IR. If Python is used on IR, Avaya recommends using Sun's suggested workaround.|
Avaya strongly recommends that customers follow networking and security best practices by implementing firewalls, ACLs, physical security or other appropriate access restrictions. Though Avaya believes such restrictions should always be in place; risk to Avaya's product and the surrounding network from this potential vulnerability may be mitigated by ensuring these practices are implemented until such time as a product update is available. Further restrictions as deemed necessary based on the customer's security policies may be required during this interim period.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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V 1.0 - February 17, 2010 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - January 11, 2011 - Updated CMS actions and changed ASA status to Final.
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