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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2019-1904

Cisco IOS XE: Cross Site Request Forgery via Web UI

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery via Web UI of Cisco IOS XE, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable products: Cisco ASR, Cisco Catalyst, IOS XE Cisco, Cisco Router.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights.
Hacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 13/06/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-270, cisco-sa-20190612-iosxe-csrf, CSCuy98103, CVE-2019-1904, VIGILANCE-VUL-29526.

Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco IOS XE product offers a web service.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery via Web UI of Cisco IOS XE, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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