Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Cisco WAAS (Wide Area Application Services), which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
1) An error within the web service framework can be exploited to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted POST request.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires the device to be configured as Central Manager.
2) An error within the web framework can be exploited inject and execute arbitrary commands.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires the device to be configured to run in central management mode.
The vulnerabilities are reported in 4.x versions later than 4.2.1.
Solution: Upgrade to version 5.0.3e, 5.1.1c, or 5.2.1.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20130731-cm
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