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computer weakness announce CVE-2012-0340

Cisco IronPort Encryption: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a Cross Site Scripting in the administration web interface of Cisco IronPort Encryption, in order to execute JavaScript code in the session of the administrator who is authenticated.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/02/2012.
Revision date: 17/02/2012.
Références of this bulletin: 25045, 72410, BID-52030, CERTA-2012-AVI-090, CVE-2012-0340, SWRX-2012-001, VIGILANCE-VUL-11370.
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Description of the vulnerability

The Cisco IronPort Encryption product has an administration web interface.

The administration page is generated in JavaScript, using a header, a body and a footer. The header can be modified with the "header" parameter. However, this header is inserted in the page with no filtering.

An attacker can therefore generate a Cross Site Scripting in the administration web interface of Cisco IronPort Encryption, in order to execute JavaScript code in the session of the administrator who is authenticated.
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This security alert impacts software or systems such as IronPort Encryption.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security weakness is medium.

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

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this security announce.

Solutions for this threat

Cisco IronPort Encryption: version 6.5.3.
The version 6.5.3 is corrected.
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