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Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS) and Wireless Control System (WCS)
                 vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS)
                             9 September 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Cisco Prime Network Control System
                   Cisco Wireless Control System
Publisher:         US-CERT
Operating System:  Cisco
                   VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        None
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-5990  

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: At the time of the publication of this bulletin, Cisco has not yet
         released updates to correct this issue for affected products.

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Vulnerability Note VU#830316
Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS) and Wireless Control System (WCS) 
vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS)

Original Release date: 03 Sep 2013 | Last revised: 03 Sep 2013

Cisco Prime NCS and WCS Health Monitor Login pages contain a reflected 
cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CWE-79).


CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation 
('Cross-site Scripting')

Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS) and Wireless Control System (WCS) 
Health Monitor Login pages contain an input validation error which results 
in a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability that can allow an attacker 
to inject arbitrary HTML content (including script).

Please see Cisco Release Note Enclosure (RNE) CSCud18375 (login required) 
for more information.


An attacker can conduct a cross-site scripting attack which may be used to 
inject arbitrary HTML content (including script) into a web page presented 
to the user. JavaScript can be used to steal authentication cookies or 
other sensitive information.


We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

Vendor			Status		Date Notified	Date Updated
Cisco Systems, Inc.	Affected	24 May 2013	31 Jul 2013

If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Group 		Score 	Vector
Base 		5.8 	AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Temporal 	5.5 	E:F/RL:U/RC:C
Environmental 	1.4 	CDP:N/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND




Thanks to Tenable Network Security for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Adam Rauf.

Other Information

    CVE IDs: CVE-2012-5990
    Date Public: 03 Sep 2013
    Date First Published: 03 Sep 2013
    Date Last Updated: 03 Sep 2013
    Document Revision: 48


If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this 
vulnerability, please send us email.

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