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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance DOM Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerability in WebVPN Portal
19 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-8012
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Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance DOM Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in
CVE ID: CVE-2014-8012
Release Date: 2014 December 17 16:54 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2014 December 18 18:52 UTC (GMT)
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) devices configured for WebVPN contain
a DOM-based cross-site scripting vulnerability (XSS) within the Portal Login
page. An unauthenticated, remote attacker who can convince a user to take a
malicious action, could perform a XSS attack on the user.
The vulnerability exists due to mishandling of certain attributes that are
processed within cookies passed as part of a request. A successful exploit may
allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script or HTML code on the user's
browser within the context of the affected site.
Product More Information CVSS
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software CSCuh24695 4.3/3.4
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