Cisco Identity Services Engine Software contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the HTTP control interface for NAC Web Agent of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting a malicious link into the HTTP control interface for NAC Web Agent. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a user to execute a malicious script.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco ISE Software Release 1.2(.1 patch 2) and prior were vulnerable. Later releases of Cisco ISE Software 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 provided link.
Cisco has released a security notice at the following link: CVE-2014-0680
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug ID CSCui15038 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 session in the security context of the affected site. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive browser-based information such as authentication cookies and recently submitted data.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting a malicious link into the HTTP control interface for NAC Web Agent. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause a targeted user to execute a malicious script, which could be used to conduct further attacks.
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.
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