Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server 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 Application Server 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 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 versions 8.5 and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace may also be vulnerable.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link to a malicious site and may persuade the user to follow the link by using misleading language and instructions
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-2013-5495
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCui44681 for a complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session in the context of the affected site. An exploit could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information, such as authentication cookies or recently submitted data.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of a parameter by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to follow a crafted URL that contains malicious content. Processing the malicious content could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session in the context of the affected site.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace
7.0Base | 7.1Base | 8.0Base | 8.5Base
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