Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to load arbitrary web pages on a victim's browser. Updates are not available.
A vulnerability in the help page of the Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to load remote web pages on a victim's web browser.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to click a crafted URL.
Cisco has confirmed the vulnerability in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager Software version 7.0 is affected. Later releases of Cisco Video Surveillance Operations Manager Software 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.
Customers are advised to review the bug report in the "Vendor Announcements" section for a current list of affected versions.
Cisco indicates through the CVSS score that functional exploit code exists; however, the code is not known to be publicly available.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to load arbitrary web pages on a victim's browser. Successful exploitation could aid an attacker in conducting phishing or spoofing attacks.
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 click a crafted URL. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to redirect users to arbitrary websites, which the attacker could use to conduct phishing or spoofing attacks.
Administrators are advised to contact the vendor regarding future updates and releases.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Video Surveillance Media Server Software
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