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Vulnerability of 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.
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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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as AsyncOS, Cisco Content SMA, Cisco ESA.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco Email Security Appliance: solution CSCvb37346.
The solution is described on the Cisco site:
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvb37346
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvb37346

Cisco Content Security Management Appliance: solution CSCvd35028.
The solution is described on the Cisco site:
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCvd35028
  https://tools.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvd35028
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