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Vulnerability of Sophos Antivirus Configuration Console: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Sophos Antivirus Configuration Console, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Sophos AV.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/06/2014.
Références of this threat: CVE-2014-2385, VIGILANCE-VUL-14937.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Sophos Antivirus Configuration Console 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 Sophos Antivirus Configuration Console, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as Sophos AV.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin 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 threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Sophos Antivirus Configuration Console: version 9.6.1.
The version 9.6.1 is fixed.
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