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Vulnerability of RSA ACE Web Agent: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can conduct a Cross Site Scripting using RSA ACE Web Agent.
Impacted software: ACE Agent.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/10/2005.
Références of this announce: BID-15206, SEC-CONSULT Security Advisory 20051025-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-5308.

Description of the vulnerability 

RSA Authentication Agent for Web intercepts user requests in order to authenticate them.

Script "webauthentication" asks user to enter a login and a passcode. However, "image" parameter of this script is not filtered and its content is displayed in result page.

An attacker can therefore use RSA Authentication Agent in order to conduct a Cross Site Scripting attack.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as ACE Agent.

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

The trust level is of type unique source, 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 bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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