Cisco MediaSense contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the oraadmin service page of Cisco MediaSense could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against user of the web interface of 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 the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco MediaSense versions 9.1(1) and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco MediaSense may also be vulnerable.
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 link.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2013-5500
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session under 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 input validation of a parameter submitted to the oraadmin service page used 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 under the context of the affected site.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
9.0 (1a) | 9.1 (1)
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