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vulnerability alert CVE-2017-12265

Cisco ASA: Cross Site Scripting via HREF

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via HREF of Cisco ASA, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: ASA.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/10/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-333, cisco-sa-20171004-asa1, CSCve91068, CVE-2017-12265, VIGILANCE-VUL-24031.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco ASA product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via HREF before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via HREF of Cisco ASA, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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