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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2016-9202

Cisco ESA, SMA: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Cisco ESA/SMA, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable software: AsyncOS, Cisco Content SMA, Cisco ESA.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 08/12/2016.
Références of this computer vulnerability: cisco-sa-20161207-esa1, CSCvb37346, CVE-2016-9202, VIGILANCE-VUL-21313.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco Email Security Appliance or Cisco Content Security Management Appliance product offers a web service.

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

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Cisco ESA/SMA, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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