Cisco Content Security Management Appliance contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the web framework of Cisco Content Security
Management could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a
cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web interface on the affected system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation of a
parameter. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by
convincing the user to access a malicious link.
Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Content Security Management Appliance versions 8.1.0 and prior were vulnerable. Later versions of Cisco Content Security Management Appliance may also be affected.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3396
Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCuh24749 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct cross-site scripting attacks in the security context of the affected site. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to gain elevated privileges, which could be used to conduct further attacks.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input processed by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to access a malicious link. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to conduct XSS attacks on the affected system. Successful exploitation could be used to conduct further attacks.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
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