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 name CVE-2008-4556 to this issue.
Avaya system products include an Operating System with the product when it is delivered. Avaya Call Management System (CMS) and Avaya Interactive Response (IR) are both shipped with an operating system from Sun Microsystems. Actions to be taken on those products are described below.
Avaya has rated this as Low risk vulnerability as sadmind is disabled by default on CMS and IR systems.
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya CMS||R13/R13.1, R14/R14.1||Low||Upgrade to CMS R15 or later.|
|Avaya IR||2.0 on Solaris 8||Low||Upgrade to IR 4.0 or later.|
For all vulnerable system products, Avaya recommends that customers restrict local and network access to the server. This restriction should be enforced through the use of physical security, firewalls, ACLs, VPNs, and other generally-accepted networking practices until such time as the upgrade can be installed.
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 - November 18, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - June 19, 2009 - Changed CMS and IR actions and ASA status to final.
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