CVE ID: CVE-2012-6397
Release Date: 2013 January 10 15:06 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 January 10 15:06 UTC (GMT)
SummaryCisco WebEx Social (formerly Cisco Quad) is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in its Rich Site Summary (RSS) service links. XSS attacks use obfuscation by encoding tags or malicious portions of the script using the Unicode method so that the link or HTML content is disguised to the end user browsing to the site. The origins of XSS attacks are difficult to identify using traceback methods because the vulnerable server is used to inject the malicious code to the users' browsers, thus concealing the identity of the malicious user.
For additional information on cross-site scripting attacks and the methods used to exploit these vulnerabilities, please refer to the Cisco Applied Mitigation Bulletin ''Understanding Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Threat Vectors'', which is available at the following link:
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