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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2017-017: RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise)
Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
12 May 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: RSA Adaptive Authentication
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-4978
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ESA-2017-017: RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) Cross-Site Scripting
CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-4978
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Score: 5.4 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) versions prior to 7.3 P2 (exclusive)
RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) contains a fix for a cross-site
scripting vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users
to compromise the affected system.
RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) is affected by a cross-site scripting
vulnerability. Attackers could potentially exploit this vulnerability to
in the context of the affected application.
The following RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) release contains
resolution to this vulnerability:
- -RSA Adaptive Authentication (On-Premise) version 7.3 P2 and later
RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
For additional documentation, downloads, and more, visit the RSA Adaptive
Authentication page on RSA Link.
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Security Advisories
Severity Rating knowledge base article. RSA recommends all customers take into
account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores
which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security
RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major
versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional
RSA Link Security Advisories:
Read and use the information in this RSA Security Advisory to assist in
avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If
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