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Computer Security Incident Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU)

VN-2017-35


Cisco Prime Infrastructure Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
Severity Rating: Medium
Systems Affected:
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
Description
A vulnerability was reported in Cisco Prime Infrastructure and can be exploited by remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. The vulnerability exists because the HTTP web-based management interface does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the Cisco Prime Infrastructure software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user’s cookies, if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
 
Solution
Users are advised to apply updates.
More information about the update is available on:
 
Vendor Information
Cisco
 
CVE Information
 
References
Security Tracker
 
Cisco Security Bulletin
 
Contact Information
 
Postal address
Mauritian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-MU)
National Computer Board
7th Floor, Stratton Court
La Poudriere Street
Port Louis