Cisco Video Surveillance 5000 Series HD IP Dome Cameras contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Updates are not available.
Multiple vulnerabilities in the web user interface of the Cisco Video Surveillance 5000 Series HD IP Dome Cameras could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.
The vulnerabilities are 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 vulnerabilities in a security notice; however, software updates are not available.
At the time this alert was first published, Cisco Video Surveillance 5000 Series HD IP Dome Camera Firmware version 1.6 (.17) is vulnerable. Other versions of Cisco Video Surveillance 5000 Series HD IP Dome Camera Firmware may also be affected.
To exploit these vulnerabilities, 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-2014-0673
Customers are advised to consult Cisco bug IDs IDCSCud10943 and CSCud10950 for the most complete list of affected product versions.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities 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 vulnerabilities are due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the affected software.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by persuading a user to click a crafted URL. An exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected site and access sensitive browser-based information.
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.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
Cisco Video Surveillance 5000 Series HD IP Dome Camera Firmware
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