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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco ISE Guest Portal XSS Vulnerabilities
30 August 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Identity Services Engine
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-5744
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Cisco Security Notice
Cisco ISE Guest Portal XSS Vulnerabilities
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5744
Release Date: 2013 August 29 11:43 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 August 29 11:43 UTC (GMT)
A vulnerability in the guest portal of the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to send a malicious
script to an unsuspecting user.
The vulnerability is due to improper input validation. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability by convincing the user of the affected system to
follow a malicious link or visit an attacker-controlled website. A successful
exploit could allow the attacker to submit arbitrary requests to the affected
device via the affected web browser with the privileges of the user.
Cisco PSIRT would like to thank David Robinson of Context Information Security
for discovering and reporting several of the cross-site scripting (XSS)
vulnerabilities to Cisco.
Product More Information CVSS
Cisco Identity Services Engine Software CSCud11139, CSCug02904 4.3/3.6
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