Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing 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 Unified MeetingPlace could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against users 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 a 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 Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing version 7.1(2) and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing 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 indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3419
Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCuh74981 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary script or HTML code in the user's browser in the security context of the affected application. This action could allow the attacker to steal sensitive browser-based information, including authentication cookies and recently submitted data, or to take actions on the site as the affected user.
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.
The urgency and severity ratings of this alert are not tailored to individual users; users may value alerts differently based upon their network configurations and circumstances. THE ALERT, AND INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DO NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE ALERT, AND INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE ALERT, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. INFORMATION IN THIS ALERT AND ANY RELATED COMMUNICATIONS IS BASED ON OUR KNOWLEDGE AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME.