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Vulnerability Alert

Cisco Unified Operations Manager HTTP Header Injection Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-94: Code Injection
IntelliShield ID:30174
Version:1
First Published:2013 July 22 20:43 GMT
Last Published:2013 July 22 20:43 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-3439
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
CVSS Base:4.3 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.1
 
Version Summary:Cisco Unified Operations Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. Updates are not available.
 
 
Description
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Operations Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause arbitrary HTML or scripts to be executed in a user's browser.

The vulnerability is due to a failure to properly validate application URLs. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted URL to a user in order to introduce arbitrary code into the web interface of Cisco Unified Operations Manager.

Cisco has confirmed this vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
 
Warning Indicators
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Unified Operations Manager 8.6 is vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified Operations Manager may also be affected.
 
IntelliShield Analysis
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.
 
Vendor Announcements
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-3439

Customers should refer to Cisco bug ID CSCud80182 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
 
Impact
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary HTML or script code in a targeted user's browser on an affected system.
 
Technical Information
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user-supplied input processed by the web interface of a targeted device.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a targeted user to follow a crafted URL. If successful, the attacker could have the ability the inject arbitrary HTML or script code into the web interface of a targeted device, which could be leveraged to conduct further attacks.
 
Safeguards
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.

Users are advised not to visit websites or follow links that have suspicious characteristics or cannot be verified as safe.

Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.

Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
 
Patches/Software
Software updates are not available.
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
CiscoCisco Unified Operations Manager 8.6 Base

Associated Products:
N/A




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