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vulnerability 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.
Vulnerable products: IronPort Encryption.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: client access/rights.
Hacker's origin: document.
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.

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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